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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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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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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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How can I treat osgood schlatters disease?

How can I treat osgood schlatters disease?

Rest: This is a transient issue that becomes most noticeable during the rapid growth of 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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What can I do to cure osgood schlattets disease?

What can I do to cure osgood schlattets 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 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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My osgood schlatters disease came back, what can I do?

See a specialist.: If you had osgood schlatter's when you were younger, this is probably something a little different. You may have patellar tendinitis, or calcifications may have developed in that area. See an orthopedic knee specialist, who can give you an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How long does osgood schlatters disease last and what is it?

How long does osgood schlatters disease last and what is it?

Patience : Osgood schlatter's disease is a bone problem that occurs in burgeoning adolescence. It is benign in most cases. Anti inflammatories & rest are all that is usually needed to deal with it. Occasionally it's gets severe enough to merit casting. After growth is over the problem settles down. This is particularly common in male athletes. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/osgood-schlatter-disease/ds. ...Read more

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How long does osgood schlatters disease last. Because i had it for more than two years.

How long does osgood schlatters disease last. Because i had it for more than two years.

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 (usually around 14 for girls and 16 for boys). ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with osgood schlotter disease at 12 and I'm 26 now and the pain is worse what should I do?

I was diagnosed with osgood schlotter disease at 12 and I'm 26 now and the pain is worse what should I do?

See a doctor: osgood-schlatter disease occurs in childhood while your growth plates are still open. They should be closed by now at 26 so the pain is not due to O S. ...Read more