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Osgood-Schlatter Disease


Osgood-Schlatter Disease

What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

Osgood-Schlater disease is a painful condition that affects the upper part of the shin bone. It usually is found in teenagers who play sports and can cause pain and swelling just below the knee.
  • The main symptom is pain just under the kneecap usually worse after activity
  • The pain usually only lasts a few months but in some cases can continue until you have finished growing which may be some years
  • A small tender lump may develop below the kneecap which is permanent but becomes painless in time
  • Usually the overuse of the quadriceps muscles is thought to be the common cause
  • Sometimes it develops for no reason
  • Pain usually goes away after a few months without any treatment however pain killers can be used if the pain flares up
  • Supports can be worn to retain heat and provide compression
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