A-Z of Injuries

Knee - Osgood Schlatters

Osgood schlatters is a common overuse injury to the knee in adolescents between 9-14 years, especially those who have recently experienced a ‘growth spurt’. It is more common in males than females. It is a form of traction apophysitis that occurs on the shin bone.

Signs & symptoms:

  • Knee pain during and following activities
  • Lump below the knee cap (enlarged tibial tuberosity)
  • Pain on palpation of the tibia

Treatment involves relative rest from aggravating activities, advice on exercises to reduce the stress on the tibia.


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