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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 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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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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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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If you have Osgood-Schlatter disease, what would be the best knee brace?

If you have Osgood-Schlatter disease, what would be the best knee brace?

Varies: Some should never use a brace and some may need a long soft compression brace. The difference is determined by the findings on exam and the duration of symptoms. Talk it over with your doc. Using a brace without the need can produce muscle wasting in the treated leg. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the treatment for osgood schlatter disease in the knee of a 19 year old?

Doubt diagnosis: Osgood schlatter disease is a problem of immature growth centers.The tibial anchor point for upper leg muscles is soft and unstable and activities involving the upper leg muscles pull at the growth plate, and the shifting triggers pain and swelling. Treatment is rest.At age 19, this center should be fused to the bone and stable.Knee pain is common to many other problems more likely at this age. ...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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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