Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition characterized by a painful inflammation (bony knob or spur) located under your kneecap (patella). The cause of Osgood Schlatters is irritation on your growth plate (tibial tuberosity), where your patellar tendon attaches to your shinbone.
The pain from Osgood-Schlatter disease can be a mild pain that lasts of adults who once experienced Osgood-Schlatter disease have some.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. Osgood-Schlatter disease most often occurs during growth spurts, when bones, muscles, tendons, and other structures are changing rapidly. Osgood-Schlatter disease causes pain at the tibial tubercle.
Osgood-Schlatter is a common disease with most cases resolving and the results of our surgical treatment of Osgood Schlatter disease in adults. Direct anterior incisions were avoided to decrease postoperative pain with kneeling.