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Osgood Schlatters Disease

What is Osgood-Schlatter disease?

Osgood-Schlatter disease is probably the most frequent cause of knee pain in children. The condition occurs most commonly in children between the ages of 9 and 16 years but it can occur in younger children. Both boys and girls are equally vulnerable to its debilitating effects. Osgood-Schlatter disease is always characterized […]

Patella Tendon Rupture

SYMPTOMS

Acute sharp pain to the anterior part of the knee and inability to walk and extend the knee. Patella tendon ruptures are rare.

AETIOLOGY

This is an injury that typically occurs after previous cortisone injections to the area or when using anabolic steroids, which weaken the tendon. Long-term use of corticosteroids in […]

Prescription Sports

RUNNING ON A HARD SURFACE

Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. This not only covers marathons and track and field running – running is also part of the training in virtually all other sports, including soccer, rugby, handball and triathlon. Running is a very efficient method for maintaining or improving […]