What is Osgood Schlatters?
Osgood Schlatters being the most common cause of knee pain in sporting children/adolescents aged 9-14 years is a swelling or irritation of the growth plate at the top of the shinbone just below the kneecap where the patellar tendon attaches, which most usually occurs during a time of growth spurt. Osgood Schlatters symptoms are: pain below the knee, and swelling which usually worsens during activities such as running, kneeling and jumping, and eases with rest. Sometimes an Osgood Schlatter bump is evident.
Osgood Schlatters treatment
Your physiotherapist will physically assess and test painful movements and muscle strength, assess biomechanics, use hands on physiotherapy, shockwave therapy, dry needling and taping. Advise re running with Osgood Schlatters, sporting technique & training loads. Provide exercises for Osgood Schlatters via our rehab exercise prescription software Salaso. Prescribe orthotics, shock absorbing insoles, knee straps, knee supports, Osgood Schlatters brace, Osgood Schlatters taping and foam roller.
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