Would my bump from osgood schlatter disease ever go away?

Prob not. @ age 50 your prominent tibial tubercle is very unlikely to go away.Most 'bumps ' from adolescent 'osgood - schlatters' are not painful in adulthood; hopefully this is true in your case! good luck!

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Can I still have Osgood Schlatter's Disease without swelling or a bump between your knee and shin?

Yes. You may just have tenderness over the area between your knee cap and your shin depending on how early or severe it is. Sometimes an x-ray film can help in diagnosing Osgood-Schlatter's disease but most of the time a physician experienced in diagnosis of this condition can make the diagnosis based on history and a focused physical exam. Read more...
Osgood Schlatter's. You are too old for Osgoods Schlatter's disease. This injury occurs at the apophysis on the tibia tubercle. The patellar tendon attaches there, so you most likely have patellar tendinitis, aka jumper's knee. Icing, stretching of the quadriceps, knee sleeves, and reducing impact landing for a while can allow it to calm down. Dr Rich Blake. Read more...

Osgood Schlatter's x-rays say everything is normal - yet I have a visible bump on my knee and it's very painful. Why does it not show?

Probably does show. your x-rays likely do show evidence of Osgood-Schlatter's but it's likely projectional and not easy to see. It all depends on the x-ray tech taking the image and person interpreting it. Often, x-rays for this disease can be subtle. Doesn't change the course of management. Read more...

I am now 41 years old, Osgood Schlatter's since I was 12. Each knee huge bump that aches daily and sensitive. Surgery? Post op expectations?

The tibial tubercle- -is not symptomatic after growth. C an orthopedist & have images & xam. Could have a free fragment in the tendon. This can B symptomatic & can B excised. A tendon splitting incision is used & the fragment removed. Healing is fast & the integrity of the tendon is not compromised. . Read more...

I am going skatin later and I have osgood schlatter disease. Do I need a brace in case I fall?

A pad could help. Osgood-schlatter is a stress injury to the tibial tuberosity growth plate where the patellar tendon attaches. A fall directly on the tuberosity may aggravate your condition, so yes, a knee brace/pad of some sort may protect the area. Generally speaking, I use a strap across the patellar tendon instead of a brace to relieve symptoms associated with os. Read more...
No. Braces for osgood schlatters are primarily for symptomatic control and they are generally a strap that goes under your kneecap. I saw that you are 18 so technically your osgood schlatters is now adult jumper knee (same thing just not involving a growth plate anymore). Read more...

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...

Will osgood schlatter disease last your whole life?

Usually not... Osgood schlatter is usually seen in adolescents, and most symptoms resolve as you age. If you are experiencing pain into adulthood then see a physician to see if you may have a secondary issue that may be causing pain in a similar way. Patella tendonitis/ tendonosis, meniscal pathologies, patella femoral syndrome, and others may cause pain in the front of knee near the tibial tublercle. Read more...
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...

How much time does osgood schlatter disease last for?

Permanently. The bony effects are permanent but the pain will disappear. Read more...