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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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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-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?

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?

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. 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?

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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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