Osgood Schlatter’s

Osgood Schlatter’s disease is the inflammation of the area right below the knee where the kneecap tendon attaches to the shin bone. It is the most common knee problem in young adolescents.

The inflammation might begin following vigorous exercise, and often becomes chronic until the individual grows past the adolescence age. The patient may experience pain upon walking up and down stairs, or kneeling. The pain is localized at the top of the shin bone with some swelling.

Rest is encouraged to relieve pain, with careful return to high impact activities.