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Is Swimming Good For Teens Who Have Osgood Schlatter Disease And Tendinitis In His Or Her Knees
Osgood Schlatter Disease (Definition)
A condition characterized by a painful, bony bump on the shinbone just below the knee. It usually occurs in children and adolescents experiencing growth spurts during puberty and engaging in sports that involve running or jumping. ...Read more
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I think I may have Osgood Schlatter Disease based on the lump near the bottom of my knee, only hurts to run/jump. Also does OSD cause growth spurts?
OSD: OSD typically causes nothing much more than pain with activity and pain with kneeling on knees. You can always pre-treat your exercise sessions with an NSAID (like ibuprofen or naproxen), and ice the areas afterwards for relief. In rare instances, the condition could get bad enough to warrant orthopedic surgery, but that isn't the usual course. OSD doesn't affect growth at all. ...Read more
Obvious they took U: to the doctors will take you for follow up communicate with them. , you have diagnosis so they took you to doctor . is inflammation ligament and bone below ( Patellar lig & bone tibia ) It is a self limiting once you completed your growth pain will disappear . Give rest to the knee apply ice pack if it hurts . You don't need brace ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I still have Osgood Schlatter's Disease without swelling or a bump between your knee and shin?
Osgood Schlatter's: You are too old for Osgoods Schlatter's disease. This injury occurs at the apophysis on the tibia tubercle. The patellar tendon attaches there, so you most likely have patellar tendinitis, aka jumper's knee. Icing, stretching of the quadriceps, knee sleeves, and reducing impact landing for a while can allow it to calm down. Dr Rich Blake ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you still have Osgood Schlatter's Disease without swelling or a bump between your knee and shin?
Knee pain: Yes. There usually is tenderness where the patella tendon attaches. ...Read more
I developed osgood schlatter a year ago and I am starting to feel the same pain in my other knee. So my question is... Is this normal and what should I do?
Normal?: It's not exactly normal but if you've had it in 1 knee it's common to have it in the other. Do your PT exercises and see your doctor again ...Read more
Osgood Schlatter's x-rays say everything is normal - yet I have a visible bump on my knee and it's very painful. Why does it not show?
Probably does show: your x-rays likely do show evidence of Osgood-Schlatter's but it's likely projectional and not easy to see. It all depends on the x-ray tech taking the image and person interpreting it. Often, x-rays for this disease can be subtle. Doesn't change the course of management. ...Read more
I noticed a small painless bump below the knee. Knee is a little stiff. I'm 42. My doc thinks of Osgood schlatter. What else can it be?
Knee Bump: One of the most common conditions that cause lumps, bumps or swelling are cysts. Some common cysts include Baker's cysts, a fluid-filled bulge that forms behind the knee and ganglion cysts, rounded lumps filled with a jelly-like fluid that develop along tendons and joints. ...Read more
Osgood schlatter both knees. Rice, less running, ion patches has limited affect on pain when running. Dry needling was recommended ? Suggestions?
See below: A physical therapist can teach you exercises to stretch the thigh's quadriceps and hamstrings, which may help reduce the tension on the spot where the kneecap's tendon attaches to the shinbone. Strengthening exercises for the quadriceps can help stabilize the knee joint.Osgood-schlatter disease usually gets better without formal treatment. Symptoms typically disappear after your bones stop growing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am now 41 years old, Osgood Schlatter's since I was 12. Each knee huge bump that aches daily and sensitive. Surgery? Post op expectations?
The tibial tubercle-: -is not symptomatic after growth. C an orthopedist & have images & xam. Could have a free fragment in the tendon. This can B symptomatic & can B excised. A tendon splitting incision is used & the fragment removed. Healing is fast & the integrity of the tendon is not compromised. ...Read more
I used to play vball and now I am working 50 hours a week and my knees cannot take it. The inner sides of them hurt when I bend them to a certain point. Did I do something to them during vball.I have osgood schlatter in left knee too.Still painful?
The OS should be-: -centered around the tin. tubercle, & bending can cause pain if you are not skeletally mature or there can be a fragment that’s causing inflammation. Also you may have mal alignment with patella-femoral stress syndrome. @ your young age, it needs evaluation. Rec you see a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretch/strengthen: The best things you can do to protect your knee joint with this condition is to make sure you stretch and strengthen the muscles around the knee. The hamstrings and quadriceps muscles are particularly important to support the knee. A physical therapist could help you with exercises to keep these muscles in good shape. ...Read more
Can a 46 year old sedentary woman get osgood-schlatter's? I have a lump/knot on one knee like the pictures. Slightly tender but it doesn't hurt.
No: Osgood-Schlatter (OS) disease by definition, occurs in adolescents who have open growth plates. The patellar tendon causes inflammation and increased stress at the growth plate of the tibial tuberosity. However, patellar tendonitis can occur at the same location in an adult. The bony enlargement that can develop in a teenager with OS often remains permanent. Infrapatellar bursitis can cause a lump ...Read more