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patellar tendonitis vs osgood schlatter

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Os good schlatter is the result of a developing slight change in the knee over the anterior tibial apopysis where the anterior tibial tubercle is larg ... Read More

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Go to next level: You what the problem you have doctor give more stronger anti-inflammatory medication and may be MRI to see how your knee from inside.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Swimming is great exercise for everyone! the basic problem with osgood schlatter's is that the child is rapidly getting taller and the musculo-skeleta ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Rest first: Ice down the tendon, take a nonsteroid if able, rest and avoid stairs, bikes, jumping jacks. When better do quad sets and isometrics. Avoid things th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Injury pat. tendon: Patellar tendonitis is an inflammation of patellar tendon , an injury that affects the tendon connecting the kneecap to your shinbone.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tow different things: Osgood schlatter disease can cause a painful lump below the kneecap in children and adolescents experiencing growth spurts during puberty the plica ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Relative rest: Things to try: regular NSAID use, restrict painfull activities (squattting and kneeling), restore quadricep strength and stretch illiotibial band.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Current literature and orthopedic studies do not establish a hereditary component to osgood-schlatter's. At the same time, there have been very littl ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Depends where the pain is. Patellar tendonitis pain is higher up near the knee cap, and shin splints are lower down on the inner aspect of the tibia b ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
It can: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walker Wynkoop
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A fold of tissue: Knee medial patellar plica is part of the lining of the knee joint. Normal plica are small. It can be injured and become scarred and large. Large plic ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Patients with isolated patellofemoral arthritis or severe chondromalacia refractory to conservative treatment may be candidates for isolated patellofe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasin ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Gantsoudes
16 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Osgood Schlatter: Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight qu ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Pain-lump below knee: Osgood-schlatter disease can cause a painful lump below the kneecap in adolescents experiencing growth spurts during puberty. Osgood-schlatter disease ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : It does vary somewhat. Anterior knee pain is more common if the graft was taken from the patellar tendon itself as opposed to the hamstring or an all ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Patellar tendinitis: Tendinitis refers to an acute condition lasting less than 6 weeks. Treatments include relative rest, antiinflammatory meds, icing, then progressive st ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
20 years experience Radiology
Several issues: Chondromalacia means you have abnormal cartilage in the inside part of your knee where the kneecap (patella) sits. Everything else means you have flu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Lots of stuff: It's usually multifactorial. Imbalances in muscles, tight it bands, flat feet or overpronation, wide hips, knock knees, etc. They all work together to ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
47 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Patellar dislocation: If you do your rehab and utilize your brace you have a chance for recovery without recurrence, but you are more at risk for redislocation than individ ... Read More

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