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Sever's Disease & Plantar Fasciitis in Irish Dance

Updated: Jun 10, 2021

If you are an Irish dancer, then you have probably heard the words “plantar fasciitis” or “Sever’s disease.” Both of these injuries are common in Irish dancers and can be very painful, but the good news is that there is a lot you can do right now to prevent them!


Let’s first dive into Sever’s disease. Sever’s isn’t really a disease, like the name suggests, but it is a condition that affe