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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Osgood Schlatter Disease

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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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Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
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Osgood Schlatter Disease (Definition)

A common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents, this is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia). ...Read more


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What is the usual treatment for osgood schlatter disease?

What is the usual treatment for osgood schlatter disease?

Ice, rest: Usually the best treatment is ice, rest and nsaids typically after the offending activity which is often basketball in teenagers. I won't let players play if they are limping, but often the pain fades once they warm up and gets exacerbated after running or jumping activities. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my osgood schlatter disease?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my osgood schlatter disease?

None: Osgood schlatter will resolve on its own. You can take Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen for the pain, and apply ice after activities that cause pain. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for osgood schlatter disease?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for osgood schlatter disease?

Rest: Osgood-schlatter's is a very common condition in pre teen children age 13 -14 who are increasingly active in sports. It is due to the patellar ligament of knee cap not being completely fused to the tibia as the bone is still growing along the growth plate this causes significant inflammation and pain at top of the tibia below the knee. Best treatment is rest and decreased activity until better. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of osgood schlatter disease?

Usually just time: Watch http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=if-iv2ualj0 to learn more.

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How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

No cure: Os is a developmental bone condition that goes away by itself. Occasionally physical therapy, casting, surgery or medications are necessary. See your doctor for advice to minimize the problem. ...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?

Not serious: While this problem can curtail some of your activities especially in the active growing years, it usually ends once you have finished your growth. ...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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Is it possible to get rid of osgood schlatter disease?

Is it possible to get rid of osgood schlatter disease?

Osgood-Schatter: This is a disorder common in rapidly growing teens, that although painful during this period, has no long term effects on growth. Management is supportive and preventative, such as using shin guards for sports activities, NSAID medications such as Motrin/Advil, and applying ice packs when actively painful. This is usually a self resolving condition and treatment is aimed at pain management. ...Read more