Osgood-Schlatters Disease

August 1, 2017

Osgood-Schlatters Disease:

This can most commonly affect adolescents, and especially boys, in their growing years, 12-15 years old.
It is an important condition to be aware of as this can affect your soccer game…

 

This is an overuse injury, with repetitive activities loading the knee.

 

 

The immature bone is unable to withstand high, repetitive forces - this is why adolescents will experience this condition during growth spurts. This causes inflammation of the bony prominence just below your knee