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What to expect before and after surgery for osgood schlatters? How long is recovery & will I be on crutches after surgery?

What to expect before and after surgery for osgood schlatters? How long is recovery & will I be on crutches after surgery?

4-8 wks: Removing the 'bump' below your knee if it continues to be [email protected] age17 will require you to be on crutches for a period of time after surgery.If your ors is able to " shell out " the bone out of your patellar tendon (ossicle) or has to'chisel out' or osteotomize the prominent tubercle (or both) will determine how long. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How long osgood schlatter disease usually get time to stop the pain?

How long osgood schlatter disease usually get time to stop the pain?

Stretch, stretch and: Stretch. 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. It can flare up despite rest, nsaids and stretch. There is no one single answer, but I would think that if you follow a good stretching program, at least 2 - 4 weeks for resolution of the symptoms. ...Read more

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When do I know that I need surgery for osgood schlatters disease?

When do I know that I need surgery for osgood schlatters disease?

Won't need: Surgery is not part of the standard of care for osgood-schlatter's disease, not necessary or helpful. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an osgood-schlatter disease patient to need a surgery?

Is it possible for an osgood-schlatter disease patient to need a surgery?

Maybe: Quite rare. Usually pts grow out of it by the time they finish growing. Sometimes PT or antiinflammatories or rest. Rare for surgery ...Read more

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I have osgood schlatters. I keep breaking little pieces of the bone that sticks out off. What should I do with them. Surgery? Wht about after surger

I have osgood schlatters. I keep breaking little pieces of the bone that sticks out off. What should I do with them. Surgery? Wht about after surger

Surgery: Surgery to remove ossicles (pieces of bone) can potentially alleviate pain in patients who have not responded to nonsurgical treatment. A full recovery and no long term limitation would be expected after surgery. If you are not having symptoms then there is no reason to remove the ossicles. ...Read more

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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. ...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?

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?

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

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What can I do to deal with the pain from osgood-schlatter disease?

Pad, rest, or excise: When nonoperative treatment fails, surgery is an option to go in and excise the bony fragment fom the tibial tubercle. Easily performed arthroscopically as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: osgood schlatter disease?

What is the definition or description of: osgood schlatter 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, nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. ...Read more

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How long would it take to fully recover from osgood schlatter disease?

Soon: The pain from osgood–schlatter disease will go away when you stop growing taller. ...Read more

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After 3 years I am still suffering from osgood-schlatter disease at age 18?

Let see what could: Be done, no osgood schlatter disease at age 18, this the residual of it, see orthopedic surgeon to advice what could be done. ...Read more