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Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. It is an inflammation of the tendon where the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia). This condition most often occurs during growth spurts, when these structures are changing rapidly. Because physical activity puts additional stress on bones and muscles, adolescents …

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Jumper's Knee

  What is Jumper’s Knee? Jumper’s knee, or Patellar Tendinitis, is inflammation of the infrapatellar tendon that attaches the kneecap (patella) to the shin bone (Tibia), below the knee. The symptoms of Jumper’s knee are typically pain and swelling just below the knee cap, and commonly tenderness and swelling where the tendon attaches to the …

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