Definitions for "Osgood-Schlatter disease"
Keywords:  tibia, tibial, tubercle, shin, knee
Inflammation of the bone and cartilage of the shin bone, just below the knee.
A common knee disorder in teenage boys, results from the chronic avulsion of the tibial tubercle, a bony prominence on the tibia. Symptoms include knee pain with range of motion, especially against resistance. Knee pain is often worse after prolonged physical activity.
Growing pain” at the knee, a temporary condition creating a patellar tendonitis due to the growth of the bones being faster than the muscles.
Recommendation Vitamin E" of vitamin E along with selenium at 200mcg per day has proven beneficial against Osgood-Schlater disease..."