This Osgood Schlatters disease brace features a patella pad as well as a strap that encircles the area below the kneecap that puts pressure on the problematic tendon, diminishing pain and allowing healing to take place. Check out our full selection of Osgood Schlatter braces.
The U-shaped patella pad helps stabilize one’s knee. And the circumferential Osgood Schlatter brace strap is made of durable two-inch thick elastic that will get the job done. These features mean the Osgood Schlatter disease brace can help with instability and jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendonitis.
The Osgood Schlatter disease brace is constructed of premium-grade neoprene. This durable, flexible material is soft and comfortable against the skin. Plus it applies soothing warmth to the knee joint. The material that makes up the brace for Osgood Schlatters also applies for compression and support in the interests of reducing inflammation and protecting against further injury. The knee brace for Osgood Schlatter disease is also free of latex, so it is safe for those with allergies to the material.
This is one of the best knee braces for Osgood Schlatter disease as it tacks down the patellar tendon, stabilizes the kneecap, is comfortable to wear and it comes at an affordable price. In fact, this full knee brace for Osgood Schlatters comes at a price comparable to that of our knee straps or bands.
The brace for Osgood Schlatters is simple to apply. One simply slides the sleeve up the leg and centers the brace so the kneecap is at the brace’s opening and the U-shaped buttress is beneath the kneecap. Then wrap the elastic strap around the knee and attach the strap to itself using the Velcro closure, adjusting its tension as needed.
Another bonus—this brace for Osgood Schlatters disease and jumper’s knee comes in six different sizes ranging up to a 2X-large.
Osgood Schlatters disease is a common condition that affects roughly 20% of adolescent athletes. (Learn more about Osgood Schlatter disease in children and its symptoms.) It is caused by irritation of one’s growth plate by the patellar tendon due to physical activity while growth is underway. One’s thigh muscles can pull the patella tendon that connects the kneecap to the shinbone away from the shinbone, causing pain, inflammation and sometimes bone growth that forms a knob.
Treating Osgood Schlatters involves tacking down the problematic tendon with an Osgood-Schlatter disease knee brace like this or with a patellar band or strap.
Patellar tendonitis, sometimes referred to as jumper’s knee, is an injury stemming from overusing or overloading the patellar tendon, resulting in small micro-tears to the patellar tendon, causing tenderness and inflammation.
One of the steps for treating jumper’s knee might involve wearing a patellar tendon strap or a brace such as this Osgood Schlatters disease knee brace that diverts pressure away from the patellar tendon.
This best knee brace for Osgood Schlatters provides more support and compression than one might get with a patella strap or band. Following is a breakdown of some of the other features that make this knee brace for Osgood Schlatters disease a great choice:
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