Osgood-Schlatter Disease and Knee Pain
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in active teenagers, causing a tender bump just below a child's knee cap.
Disorders of the Knee
A discussion of tendon injuries and disorders of the knee, including tendinitis and ruptured tendons, which can cause pain when jumping and swelling, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, which causes swelling and a bony bump below the knee cap, and iliotibial band syndrome.
Learn more about Osgood-Schlatter disease, one of the most common causes of knee pain in young athletes, including treatment and prevention tips.
eMedicine - Osgood Schlatter Disease
A comprehensive review of the symptoms, diagnosis, causes and treatments of this common cause of knee pain in teens.
KidsHealth - Osgood-Schlatter Disease
A discussion of Osgood-Schlatter disease, which usually strikes adolescents during their growth spurts, and how it is treated.