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Doctor insights on: Is Osgood Schlatters Disease Genetic

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Can I workout with the football team if I have osgood? Schlatter disease?

Depends: On several factors. Osgood -schlatter is a form of calcific tendinitis seen in adolescent males and females at a time when their bones are growing more rapidly than your muscles and tendons. The severity of their pain and swelling on the knee will influence when and how much they can exercise. A period of rest, icing, and stretching with physical therapy may be better than trying to "push it" now.

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What is the difference between osgood schlatter disease and plica syndrome?

What is the difference between osgood schlatter disease and plica syndrome?

Knee Problems: Osgood schlatter's syndrome is prominence of the growth plate where the patella tendon attaches called the tibia tubercle. In some young patients it is prominent and painful. When the growth plate closes the pain usually subsides. Plica is a folding of tissue within the knee capsule. They usually are not symptomatic and most people never know they have a plica. Catching is one symptom.

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What can be done to help osgood schlatter disease for a 14 year old and quick?

Reduce activity: The issue with osd is use activity. When it flares up, anti-inflammatory medications can help some but the main treatment is to reduce stress on the knees by reducing activity. In RAE cases a soft long leg brace is used to relax the muscles & their pull against the inflames area.

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What's osgood schlatter disease?

What's osgood schlatter disease?

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 occurs most often in kids who participate in sports that involve running, jumping and swift changes of direction — such as soccer, basketball, figure skating and ballet more info-> http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/osgood-schlatter-disease/ds00392.

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What is osgood-schlatter disease?

What is osgood-schlatter disease?

Age: This is inflammation of a muscle attachment point on the tibia in adolescents that are physically active. Reducing the amount of leg work with sports (running, lifting, etc.) can help it calm down as can use of antiinflammatory agents like ibuprofen. Rarely a kid will need a soft splint and crutches until walking can resume. As the kid gets older, growth stops as does osd.

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Can osgood-schlatter disease heal?

Yes: After growth plates fuse in adolescence, this condition will heal spontaneously. Most patients if treated conservatively with rest and nsaids will be pain-free within 12 months. This is a self-limiting condition but will last longer if not treated appropriately. Some adults who had severe disease in adolescence will continue to have some knee pain (usually with kneeling) many years into adulthood.

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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.

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Osgood schlatter disease. What is it?

Overuse injury: Osgood sclatters disease is a repetative overuse injury, caused by the pull of tight muscles during periods of rapid bone growth.

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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.

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How serious is osgood schlatter disease?

How serious is osgood schlatter disease?

No danger, just pain: The most common treatments for osgood-schlatters include rest/ activity modification, ice, compression, anti-inflammatories, massage and therapeutic stretching that focuses on the muscles of the upper leg (hamstrings & quads). Individuals with osgood schlatter may partipate in activity to limits of pain tolerance without concern.

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What can be done for osgood-schlatter disease?

Ice, rest: In general, it is not a serious problem and is limited to a specific age group I usually treat the pain with ice and nsaids my general rule is if you are limping you should not play if it calms down with exercise, you can play ice is very helpful especially after exercise activities.

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Do a lot of people get osgood schlatter disease?

Rapid growth: Osgood-schlatter disease generally occurs in children nine to fourteen years old who have experienced a rapid growth spurt. About twenty percent of teenagers who are active in sports get it, compared with about five percent of nonathletes. It usually occurs with involvement in sports that require running, cutting, and jumping.

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What exercises to do if osgood schlatter disease?

What exercises to do if osgood schlatter disease?

Manage Pain, stretch: The most common treatments for osgood-schlatters include rest/ activity modification, ice, compression, anti-inflammatories, massage and therapeutic stretching that focuses on the muscles of the upper leg (hamstrings & quads). Individuals with osgood schlatter may partipate in activity to limits of pain tolerance without concern.

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