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Is osgood schlatter disease curable?

Is osgood schlatter disease curable?

Yes: Often it resolves on it's own. Sometimes it requires rest and anti-inflammatories. You can also try ice for 20 minutes a couple times a day. In severe cases, immobilization of the knee by casting is done. ...Read more

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How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

No cure: Os is a developmental bone condition that goes away by itself. Occasionally physical therapy, casting, surgery or medications are necessary. See your doctor for advice to minimize the problem. ...Read more

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Osgood-schlatter disease. Who gets it?

Teenagers: Because this area of shin bone has not ossified and gets irritated with running, knee bending. Ice tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin and rest is the treatment. Bening. See ortho i f significant pain, limping, or lasting over 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How serious is osgood schlatter disease?

Not serious: While this problem can curtail some of your activities especially in the active growing years, it usually ends once you have finished your growth. ...Read more

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Is swimming good or bad for osgood schlatter disease .. ?

Is swimming good or bad for osgood schlatter disease .. ?

Good: 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 quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). The best treatment is lots of stretching, nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. Swimming is unlikely to exacerbate the issue and is a good way to stay active. ...Read more

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Would my bump from osgood schlatter disease ever go away?

Prob not: @ age 50 your prominent tibial tubercle is very unlikely to go away.Most 'bumps ' from adolescent 'osgood - schlatters' are not painful in adulthood; hopefully this is true in your case! good luck! ...Read more

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What is strickland protocol for osgood schlatter disease?

Unproven: It is a way to treat osgood schlatters but you have to buy the book describing how it works from jenny strickland who developed the treatment. I am unable to find any peer reviewed articles written that substantiate her claims. I have looked it over and there is nothing recommended that would hurt the young athlete. Depending on the cost of the book it might be the same as a co-pay at pt. ...Read more

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Do people with osgood schlatter disease have a lot of pain?

Do people with osgood schlatter disease have a lot of pain?

Yed i did: Very painful to knee l on tender more than painful ice and avoid offending activity it stops whenyou stop growing you'll get atemder bump. ...Read more

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I have osgood schlatter disease, how can I get pain relief?

I have osgood schlatter disease, how can I get pain relief?

Osgood schlatter: Try to avoid running or jumping until the pain subsides. Use an anti-inflammatory pain medication. ...Read more

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How do pediatricians treat their own kids with osgood schlatter disease?

How do pediatricians treat their own kids with osgood schlatter disease?

Same as patients: Depending on the severity, rest, immobilization or surgery. No different than any other child. Disease is the same, treatment is the same. ...Read more

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