While medical science argues the key causes of a wide range of diseases, but when it comes to Sever's disease, there is a total consensus. All agree it develops due to the repeated banging of the heel against hard surfaces, as easily occurs when the child is running along an athletic track or playing a ball game. Factors that increase the chance of developing this disease include obesity and the presence of another foot ailment, for example, flat feet.
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