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Osgood Schlatters Strickland Protocol
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Overworked aching 10 months both knees been diagnosed with osgood schlatters, patellar tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome. Icing, pt, Advil (ibuprofen) don't work?
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
Acl deficient knee (injury 1999)
current age- 30 yrs
rare buckling once/year
not active lifestyle
gym injury-medial meniscus (2012)
advise ACL surg?
Maybe: If you are happy with your current activity level/lifestyle and not buckling with everyday activities you may not need to have acl reconstruction. If you want to eventually return to jumping, pivoting, change of direction activities then you might consider surgery. An experienced sports medicine ortho can guide you towards making an appropriate decision. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is JAS wrist brace a good option for home therapy program after distal radius surgery, to recover ROM in wrist?
Dynamic splinting: can help a stiff wrist but one must be certain that the potential to improve is there and that the boney anatomy will tolerate this. The most important person to ask is your treating hand or orthopedic surgeon in conjuction with a plan from your therpist. these splints cannot substitute for therapy they are used in controlled situations, be careful not to irritate or inure tissues ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis in Achilles'. Best treatment?
Cold compresses help: I have found that tendinitis frequently responds to application of cold compresses, particularly gel devices kept in a freezer which when applied to tendinitis will cut the inflammation down and provide comfort without the potential side effects of listed medications (which help as well but can cause considerable side effects). Such gel devices can be found in drug stores (OTC). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During arthoscopy, was diagnosed with chondromalacia patella and medial femoral ostechondrial defect. What are best exercises for rehab?
Surgery will help: In chronic conditions without patellar arthritis, excising the degenerative ligament and usuall there is a loose piece of eburnated bone in a bursal lined cavity under the degenerative ligament. Excise the loose body and roughen up the bone and sew the ligament into the bone with suture anchors. ...Read more
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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