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What is strickland protocol for osgood schlatter disease?

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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What exercises good with osgood schlatter disease?

What exercises good with osgood schlatter disease?

Strenghten legs: Osgood shlatter's is typically an inflammation to the growth plate at the top of the tibia consistent with running and jumping in teenage athletes when the growth plate is still open. I see it a lot in basketball. While there is no way to avoid it totally, quad, hamstring strengthening will help and ice and nsaids will help post activity. ...Read more

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Osgood schlatters disease?

Osgood schlatters disease?

Manage Pain, stretch: Are you asking for a definition/description or treatment options? 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. ...Read more

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Whats osgood schlatter disease?

Whats 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. ...Read more

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What is osgood schlatters disease?

What is osgood schlatters disease?

See below: Osgood–schlatter disease or syndrome (also known as tibial tubercle apophyseal traction injury and epiphysitis of the tibular tubercle) is an irritation of the patellar ligament at the tibial tuberosity. It is characterized by painful lumps just below the knee and is most often seen in young adolescents. ...Read more

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What is helpful for osgood schlatter's disease?

What is helpful for  osgood schlatter's 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. ...Read more

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What is good immobilizer for osgood schlatters disease?

What is good immobilizer for osgood schlatters disease?

Small: A chopat strap can give support without increasing pressure on the lump. Many knee sleeves will increase pain because of the pressure on the bony lump. ...Read more

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What are osgood schlatters treatment options?

What are osgood schlatters treatment options?

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. ...Read more

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What is osgood schlatter versus plica syndrome?

Separate problems.: Plica syndrome results in pain along the front/inside of your knee. Osgood-Schlatter's is an overuse of the patellar tendon insertion, in skeletally immature youngsters. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for osgood schlatter disease?

What's the treatment for osgood schlatter disease?

There is no cure for: It a self limiting when the patient reach bone maturity the disease will stop, but the in course of the disease it cause some pain usually we recommend medications and splint to help the patient, also when the childe reach bone maturity he may need shaving of the pump in front the knee if bother him (surgery). ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

Childhood pathology: Osgood schlatter occurs in children that are still growing. The only thing to make the pain go away is to rest which is extremely difficult in this age group. You can prevent recurrence by avoiding high impact, having good shoes, and if running or jumping avoiding hard surfaces. I have to growth is complete symptoms resolve. Some people have residual pump. ...Read more

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Any info on osgood slaughter disease?

Any info on osgood slaughter disease?

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 quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). There can be a painful fragmentation that occurs at this area. The best treatment is stretching (and more stretching) nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. ...Read more

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Will osgood schlatter disease last your whole life?

No: It occurs when you are growing due to inflammation and stress at a growth plate on the insertion of the patellar tendon. ...Read more

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Is osgood schlatters heriditary?

Is osgood schlatters heriditary?

No: Current literature and orthopedic studies do not establish a hereditary component to osgood-schlatter's. At the same time, there have been very little recent studies on the topic. ...Read more

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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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Does the medication called pediatric sports therapys "oscon" help with osgood schlatters?

Does the medication called pediatric sports therapys "oscon" help with osgood schlatters?

No science on this : Probably not. Osgood schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It resolves when the growth plates close. The best cure for it is to stretch, stretch and stretch, supplemented with rest, ice and anti inflammatory medication. Save your money and don't buy it; there are no proven benefits and no evidence that is safe. ...Read more

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Overworked aching 10 months both knees been diagnosed with osgood schlatters, patellar tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome. Icing, pt, Advil (ibuprofen) don't work?

Overworked aching 10 months both knees been diagnosed with osgood schlatters, patellar tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome. Icing, pt, Advil (ibuprofen) don't work?

Clarify diagnosis: You need re-evalaution, muscle strengthening with the pt but also on your own many times a day. Will need x-rays and maybe ultrasound/mri in addiiton to clarify the diagnosis. Need to clarify what you meen and don't work. ...Read more

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Are running and osgood shclatter / patellar tendonitis related?

Are running and osgood shclatter / patellar tendonitis related?

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 larger and tender and xrays show changes its a self limiting condition and ceases when the anterior tibial tubercle finally fuses at the age of 16. ...Read more

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How can I exercise with osgood schlatters disease?

How can I exercise with osgood schlatters disease?

Rest needed to heal: After growth plates close 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 can last years 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. ...Read more

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Whats 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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

Childhood pathology: Osgood schlatter occurs in children that are still growing. The only thing to make the pain go away is to rest which is extremely difficult in this age group. You can prevent recurrence by avoiding high impact, having good shoes, and if running or jumping avoiding hard surfaces. I have to growth is complete symptoms resolve. Some people have residual pump. ...Read more

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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. ...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?

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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What exercises good with osgood schlatter disease?

Strenghten legs: Osgood shlatter's is typically an inflammation to the growth plate at the top of the tibia consistent with running and jumping in teenage athletes when the growth plate is still open. I see it a lot in basketball. While there is no way to avoid it totally, quad, hamstring strengthening will help and ice and nsaids will help post activity. ...Read more

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Will osgood schlatter disease last your whole life?

No: It occurs when you are growing due to inflammation and stress at a growth plate on the insertion of the patellar tendon. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for osgood schlatter disease?

What do you recommend for osgood schlatter disease?

OSD: Rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Goes away by itself. Usually at age 10-14 years. Always visit doctor or ortho if pain is not improving, severe, unable to stand/walk, or affecting basic activities of daily living. A repeat examination or getting x-rays is always a good idea. ...Read more

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What are the real symptoms of osgood schlatter disease?

Knee pain & swelling: Osgood-schlatter is most commonly found in active adolescents. It is caused by the repeated overuse of the knee before the area has finished growing. The main symptoms include: a painful swelling or tenderness over a bump on the lower leg bone (shinbone) in one or both legs and leg or knee pain exacerbated by activities like running, jumping or climbing the stairs. ...Read more

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Does osgood schlatter disease usually cause many symptoms?

Osgood-Schlatter: The most common presenting complaint of osd is anterior knee pain that increases progressively over time, from a low-grade ache to pain that impairs activity. Direct trauma, running, kneeling, squatting, jumping, climbing stairs, or walking uphill make the pain worse. The pain is relieved by rest. Most patients have only one knee involved, but bilateral involvement is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Does having osgood-schlatter disease stop you from growing?

Does having osgood-schlatter disease stop you from growing?

No, can be painful: Osgood-schlatters disease is a result of growing fast enough so as to disallow the tibial tubercle to unite with the rest of the leg bone (tibia) during periods of excessive loading. Fragment excision (arthroscopic in my hands) can rid one's knee of the anterior kneeling pain if necessary. ...Read more

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Osgood-schlatter disease? At what age will I stop having it?

Osgood-schlatter disease?  At what age will I stop having it?

Mid-late adolesence: This condition is seen in active children and manifests as pain with abnormal bone formation at site of insertion of patellar tendon. May be related to increased stress applied to growth plate in this area. Once growth plate closes as person matures the process ceases. However a prominence will always remain and if a seperate bony ossicle is present there may be persistent pain into adulthood. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get osgood schlatter disease?

Depends: Males get osgood-shlatter's three to seven times more frequently than females. The incidence among athletes is ~ 21%, among non-athletes is ~4%. ...Read more

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How long does it take for osgood schlatter disease to go away?

It varies: Osgood schlatter disease is a condition in which the proximal aspect of the tibia, at the site of insertion of the patellar tendon, becomes tender and painful. It is usually aggravated by jumping activities. It is treated by activity modification, rice, and sometimes bracing. The length of time patients are symptomatic varies froma few weeks to on and off for seeral years. ...Read more