Osgood-Schlatter disease Traction apophysitis

Osgood-Schlatter diseaseOsgood-Schlatter disease
  • Facts:
    Typically affects males 13-14, females 10-11
    From rapid periods of growth
    Quadriceps tendon puts traction on apophysis of tibial tubercle
  • History / PE:
    Edema / tenderness over tibial tubercle
  • Diagnosis:
    Anterior soft tissue swelling
  • Treatment:
    Activity restriction
    Stretching exercises

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July 30th 2010