Foot & Ankle Specialty Blog

What is Sever’s Disease?

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Mar 15, 2021 11:15:00 AM

Sever’s disease is a common heel injury that can occur in growing children. In fact, it is one of the most common causes of heel pain in children and adolescents, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Because it is such a common condition in children, parents should learn how to recognize it and know what to do if they notice signs and symptoms of Sever’s disease.

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Sever's Disease Explained

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Jun 6, 2018 11:58:00 AM

What is Sever's Disease?

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Did You Know?

The human foot has 28 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and numerous tendons that work together to keep you balanced and active. When there’s an injury or pain with any of them, it affects more than just your foot. Foot disorders can prevent you from performing your regular daily activities or enjoying the things you love.

75% of all Americans will experience foot problems at some point in their lifetime. This blog provides helpful information and resources regarding the most common foot problems. If you’d like more information about any of the topics, or to schedule an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist, contact us today.

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