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Is swimming good for teens who have osgood schlatter disease and tendonitis in his or her knees?
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Dr. John Dearborn
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Yes
Jumping exercises aggravate the condition, but swimming is safe.

In brief: Yes
Jumping exercises aggravate the condition, but swimming is safe.
Dr. John Dearborn
Dr. John Dearborn
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Dr. Daniel Solomon
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Great
For any teen with osgood schlatter, non impact and no jumping or running exercise is critical.
Keep quad muscles strong, and stretch the quads in addition to swimming and biking.

In brief: Great
For any teen with osgood schlatter, non impact and no jumping or running exercise is critical.
Keep quad muscles strong, and stretch the quads in addition to swimming and biking.
Dr. Daniel Solomon
Dr. Daniel Solomon
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Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Swimming is great exercise for everyone! the basic problem with osgood schlatter's is that the child is rapidly getting taller and the musculo-skeletal system is a little behind in keeping up.
Non weight-bearing exercise like swimming is not going to be detrimental.

In brief: Yes
Swimming is great exercise for everyone! the basic problem with osgood schlatter's is that the child is rapidly getting taller and the musculo-skeletal system is a little behind in keeping up.
Non weight-bearing exercise like swimming is not going to be detrimental.
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
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