Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful swelling of the bump on the upper part of the shinbone, just below the knee. This bump is called the anterior tibial tubercle.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is thought to be caused by small injuries due to repeated overuse before the area has finished growing.
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Most patients have a good result after total hip or total knee replacement. Problems occur in about 15 to 20 percent of the rest. Physical therapists... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
PrognosisMost people with acute low back pain are back at work within a month and fully recover within a few months. According to one study, about a... Read more »