Osgood Schlatter Knee Strap
The painful lump below the knee that characterizes Osgood Schlatters typically resolves itself over time, but that timespan might last weeks or months and recurrences are a possibility until the child has stopped growing. (See more pediatric supports.) Needless to say, many opt to purchase an affordable Osgood Schlatters knee strap brace, such as this one rather than “waiting it out.”
This Osgood Schlatter disease knee strap encircles the leg just below the kneecap and applies comfortable pressure to the patellar tendon. This distributes force away from the inflamed tendon and prevents it from pulling away from the shin bone.
What makes this a best knee strap for Osgood Schlatters is its comfortable padding and easy application. One simply loops the Velcro end of the strap through a buckle and presses it against the opposite Velcro strip to secure it in place. This also means the Osgood Schlatter brace strap is easy to adjust.
The material of the knee strap for Osgood Schlatters is a premium-grade neoprene, which provides warmth and compression and is soft against the skin. This material is also free of latex, which means those with allergies to the material can also use the Osgood Schlatters strap.
Patella Strap: Osgood Schlatter Treatment
Osgood Schlatters is a condition that affects children and adolescents, especially those going through growth spurts and who are active in sports that involve jumping, running and swift direction changes. (Learn more aboutknee pain from running and jumping.) Such sports can cause a child’s thigh muscle to pull the tendon that connects the knee cap to the shinbone away from the latter, causing pain and swelling. In some cases, one’s body may try to bridge the gap with new bone growth, leading to the formation of a bony lump.
A knee strap for Osgood Schlatters disease is a simple solution for such occurrences. Wearing a patella strap for Osgood Schlatter treatment just below the knee can hold down the tendon, preventing it from being pulled away from the bone of the shin. The patellar tendon strap for Osgood Schlatters can also help distribute force away from the tendon.
Obviously wearing the patellar tendon strap during irritating activities like sports is important to the product’s effectiveness in treating Osgood Schlatters disease. The low-profile fit of this patella strap is non-cumbersome and will not disrupt one’s performance. Plus it can be donned quickly and easily. All of these qualities make it more likely a child or adolescent will wear the strap (without complaint).
Comfortable and Effective Osgood Schlatter Strap
This patella strap for Osgood Schlatter treatment has a number of features that make it a popular product for treatment of this condition. They include the following:
- Solid tubular neoprene pad that pressures the patella tendon
- Simple black design
- Made of premium-grade soft loop neoprene
- Velcro closure makes application simple
- Simple and quick to adjust adjustment
- Treats Osgood Schlatters disease, patellofemoral pain syndrome and patella tendonitis
- Affordable price
|Size||Mid Kneecap Circumference|
|XS||12" - 13"|
|S||13" - 14"|
|M||14" - 15"|
|L||15" - 16"|
|XL||16" - 18"|
|2XL||18" - 20"|
|Measurement taken at mid-kneecap|