Mikki Device™ Sever's Solution FAQs

Commonly Asked Questions

Mikki Device FAQs

The Mikki Device™ Sever’s Solution Kit is an at-home treatment for Sever’s disease in children, offering a 97% success rate.

The custom orthotics provide support, and the pediatric night splint passively stretches the calf and heel tendons during sleep, resolving Sever’s disease in most cases within 4 to 8 weeks.

Within 2-4 weeks, as your child consistently wears the orthotics and utilizes the night brace, inflammation will be dramatically reduced and range of motion improves. At this point, participation in activities generally becomes less painful.

Yes, the custom orthotics are designed to fit into your child’s current shoes or cleats.

Please make sure their shoe has laces to allow for proper fitting.

The night brace should be used on your child’s most symptomatic foot first for the 1st week and then alternate. This is the best practice as children may have difficulty sleeping with two night braces on at the same time, although some parents choose to order two.

The kit includes 2 custom orthotics, a pediatric night brace, and a step-by-step treatment plan with support from a Sever’s specialist.

In the initial 4-6 weeks it is recommended that the child wear the orthotics everyday as much as possible. Once the condition is controlled we recommend that the child wear the orthotics at school and regular activities.

It is recommended that the child stop wearing the orthotic after 1 year as they will have outgrown the orthotic. Some children will get severs again as their growth plates are still open and may require another Mikki Device™ orthotic.

The night brace is should be used on your childs most symptomatic foot first for the 1st week and then alternate. This is the best practice as children may have difficulty sleeping with two night braces on at the same time, although some parents choose to order two anyways.

You will receive your Mikki Device™ orthotics from the lab 1 week after the lab receives your child’s foot mold.

Within 24 hours (next business day) we ship out your Sever’s Solution kit so you can obtain impressions of your child’s feet. You will receive tracking information by email when your kit ships.

The kit includes easy-to-follow instructions and support for obtaining the correct mold of your child’s foot.

The cost is a one-time payment of $497, which includes custom orthotics, a nighttime splint, support, shipping, and lab fees.

Yes, the Mikki Device™ Sever’s Solution comes with a 60-day money-back guarantee.

Yes, you can order just the brace from PediatricOrthotic.com

No, it is not covered by insurance, but the one-time cost is about half the out-of-pocket costs with insurance for similar treatments.

Dr. Mikkel Jarman, a Pediatric Podiatrist, developed the Mikki Device™ Sever’s Solution.

Besides Sever’s disease, other causes include Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Stress Fractures, Tarsal Coalition, Achilles Tendinitis, Flat Feet, High Arches, and Bursitis.

Soccer, Basketball, Gymnastics, Baseball, Football, and Running are most frequently linked to Sever’s disease.

Children ages 8 to 13 are most affected by heel pain due to Sever’s disease.

Boys are more likely to experience Sever’s disease than girls, with a ratio of 72% boys to 28% girls.

For an unofficial diagnosis, lightly squeeze the sides of the child’s heel. However, it’s advised to seek guidance from a licensed pediatric podiatrist for an official diagnosis.