New treatment for Osgood-Schlatters disease

Most people are not aware of the pain associated with Osgood-Schlatters disease (OSD) … including doctors. OSD is a common cause of knee pain in young athletes. This causes swelling, pain and tenderness below the knee, above the shin bone directly (also known as the tibia).

The current medical statistics advises that patients who sports a six-month period.

OSD is an inflammation of the tibial tuberosity area of ​​tissue just below the knee cap. The area of ​​the patella (kneecap), which is the main pain-generation pain begins below the knee. It usually starts as a tension or jerking pain and can lead to severe acute pain. The pain is caused by certain types of exercise, such as running or jumping. The pain can be extremely painful in many cases. The pain is usually diagnosed when a child complains of pain while running, jumping, sports, or any other type of repetitive movements. Osgood-Schlatters often affects boys who are having a growth spurt during the pre-teen or teenage years, but it is easy to influence young girls. One or both may affect the knee. When the large muscles of the legs lose their ability to absorb energy forces through the knee which is causing this tension affect the inflammation and pain.

When he saw a doctor examining a painful touch will note that the area below the knee. This area is usually to the fore, tender and sore to the touch. An x-ray is usually confirm the diagnosis. The doctor will notice the x-ray bone separation of the upper tibia bone is the tibia. This separation is very painful after any direct palpation.

New treatments may be developed to begin to ease the pain and increase range of motion in the first few treatments. Clinical studies have shown that new treatments for the patient to return to sport after a few weeks – if not before. Many patients did not see the full resolution of pain and disability in a week.

interruption Myofascial Technique (MFDT) specific manual therapy, which has shown in clinical trials to 95% faster in relieving pain than other current treatments. Co-developed by three doctors, based on the discovery by using the results of research dating back decades. MFDT locates the exact areas of damage which can be corrected in a very quick period of time. MFDT been shown to treat many forms of speed healing of soft tissue injuries documented to increase the healing of the symptoms of Osgood-Schlatters disease.

Source by Dr. Malcolm Conway

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