Tag: Osgood Schlatters

Osgood Schlatters Disease: A Growing Disease

Osgood Schlatters Disease: A Growing Disease

Are you a youngster who participates in athletic sports and experiences swollen and painful knees? It might turn out that you have Osgood Schlatters disease. The Osgood Schlatters disease is actually a syndrome and not a disease. A syndrome is a collection of symptoms that may have many etiologies (causes). However, Osgood Schlatters disease (syndrome) [...]

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Knee Pain in Children and Osgood Schlatters disease

Knee Pain in Children and Osgood Schlatters disease

Osgood Schlatters disease occurs in children and adolescents between the age of 10 and 15 years of age. It is a form of knee pain due to rapid bone growth and physical activity. The child or adolescent may experience pain just below the knee at the top of the tibial bone. Quite often this area [...]

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Osgood Schlatters Disease

Osgood Schlatters Disease

The two doctors who first identified this disease in 1903 were Dr Robert Osgood and Dr Carl Schlatter, hence the name Osgood Schlatters disease. Osgood Schlatters develops mainly in children, especially boys, and young athletes aged from ten to fifteen years. It happens because of a quick growth spurt along with playing lots of sport. [...]

November 12, 2012 More