Osgood-Schlatter Disease

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This overuse injury is an inflammation that occurs at the point where the patellar tendon attaches to the tibia. It most commonly affects adolescents. One or both knees may be affected.

What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

This detailed video explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Osgood-Schlatter Disease. Osgood-Schlatter disease causes pain and swellingjust below the front of the knee. The tibial tuberclemay enlarge. Your thigh muscles may feel tight,and you may limp. Often it only affects one knee,but in some people it affects both.