Sever's Disease

Sever's disease is a common childhood heel injury. It's caused by swelling in the growth plate of the heel, and can be very painful but is only temporary. It does not have a long-term effect.

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Foot + Ankle Program

Find the care you need for foot and ankle injuries from the orthopedic specialists at Tufts Medical Center, and request an appointment today.
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Stuart V. Braun, MD

Stuart V. Braun, MD

Accepting New Patients

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Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics; Director, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Program; Associate Residency Director; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7920
Fax #: 617-636-9107

Scoliosis and spinal deformities, pediatric hip disease, trauma and adolescent sports injuries

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