Is it reasonable to get a plaster cast on my knee for osgood schlatters?

Osgood . If the pain is significant you can get relief from keeping the knee straight. However you may be more comfortable in a straight leg brace instead of a cast.

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Can my osgood schlatters knee have a fracture in it. It has been hurting for years and I want it to get removed when I turn 18. What do I do if fractu?

Why ? If your diagnosis is correct, the area will solidify after growth stops and quit hurting. A true fracture would be evident on exam and or imaging studies.Rarely this gets bad enough you need to be in soft long leg splints.Your docs should be able to counsel you on your options. Read more...
Yes. There is a lot of tension placed upon the tibial tubercle by the extensor mechanism of the knee, particularly in activities that involve jumping. This is the area that becomes involved in Osgood-Schlatters disease. The tubercle can fracture from the remainder of the tibia. When that occurs, it is readily apparent on X-ray, but also on clinical exam. Read more...

Knee pain due to osgood schlatters. What do you suggest for it?

Not at 45 years old. Osgood schlatters is no the cause of pain at 45 y/o. Look to another source of the pain in the knee area. Patella tendonitis or patella fomoral chondritis. See an orthopedist to evaluate the current problem. Read more...
Stretch, stretch and. Stretch. Specifically the quads and rectus femoris. Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It resolves when the growth plates close. It tends to occur around the pubertal growth spurt and the best treatment is stretching multiple times a day, with a good mix of ice and nsaids as needed. Read more...