Osgood Schlatter Treatment

Osgood Schlatter Treatment

what osgood-schlatters disease looks like on a leg

Growth spurts during puberty are tough enough without the added discomfort of Osgood Schlatter disease. Thankfully, there are a number of Osgood Schlatter braces and other orthotics for treatment for Osgood-Schlatters disease in children that can help them get back to playing soccer or basketball, running, skating or climbing stairs without pain. At BraceAbility, you can find a quality Osgood Schlatter brace, band, or strap at a wholesale price.

Anatomy of the knee and the tibial tuberosity where osgood-schlatter disease happens

Osgood Schlatter's Brace

This knee support for Osgood-Schlatter disease is one of BraceAbility’s higher quality braces for Osgood Schlatter's. It features anatomically contoured knit, a splint on either side of the knee for lateral support and a silicone pad insert for Osgood-Schlatter disease treatment.

The silicone insert of this Osgood Schlatter knee brace helps ease pressure at the base of the patellar tendon. It also reduces swelling and effusion (fluid retention) in the knee joint. This support can also help with post-operative irritations in the rare event of Osgood Schlatter disease surgical treatment. For this reason, this is considered to be one of the best knee braces for Osgood Schlatter available at BraceAbility.

This Osgood Schlatter disease treatment option is made of premium-grade latex-free neoprene. Because it is available in sizes up to 4XL, this orthotic treatment for Osgood Schlatter disease can help knee pain sufferers in a variety of ages and sizes.

Low-Profile Osgood Schlatter Band

Looking for a less restrictive way of treating Osgood Schlatter's? This Osgood Schlatter Strap has a very low-profile design that makes it ideal for use with activity. It provides tension control over the patella tendon, making it an effective treatment for Osgood-Schlatter disease.

The brace is made up of durable neoprene, and it features a bilateral strapping and a pull-up design that sets it apart from other treatments for Osgood-Schlatter's disease. This is intended to limit any migration of the patella.

For these reasons as well as its highly affordable price tag, this is one of the most popular Osgood Schlatters treatments from BraceAbility’s product line.

It is also suitable for treating:

Osgood Schlatter's Band

Another band for treatment of Osgood Schlatters is the Knee-O-Band Osgood Schlatter Band. Like other Osgood Schlatter disease braces, the neoprene pad of this band helps track down the problematic kneecap tendon during activities and it can help distribute force away from the tender area.

This Corflex product is made of premium-grade latex-free neoprene that is soft to make Osgood Schlatter treatments as comfortable as possible.

This band can be used for Osgood Schlatter's disease treatment for kids or for adults since it is available in sizes ranging from a 3XS to a 2XL. See the sizing chart or contact one of our helpful customer service representatives to find the perfect fit.

As an added benefit, this band is one of the lowest priced items for treatment of Osgood Schlatter's disease.

Other Osgood Schlatter's Treatment Components

But of course, how to treat Osgood Schlatters is not with orthotics alone. In fact, simply wearing a band or brace for the condition may not bring relief.

Perhaps the best treatment for Osgood Schlatter disease is taking a rest from or limiting one’s time doing activities that irritate the knee. A brace can help ease irritation from limited activity.

Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory pain medications can relieve pain and bring down any swelling, which can help with treatment for Osgood Schlatters. The same can be said for ice and heat therapy.

Physical therapy exercises to strengthen the quadriceps and hamstring muscles of the leg can also help reduce tension where the patella tendon attaches to the shin in the interests of treatment of Osgood Schlatter's disease. This can also help stabilize the knee joint.

Stretching these muscles before and after participation in sports or other physically exerting activities is another important element of Osgood Schlatter's treatment for a child.

Wearing a knee pad or wrap to protect the painful knee may also be a good idea. Again, this is another instance where an Osgood Schlatters disease brace for the knee can do double-duty.

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