Braces in Osgood Schlatter’s disease

Do you suffer from Osgood Schlatter’s disease and do you want to treat it effectively? Then you will find the best solution in the form of support products at the brace specialist!

What is Osgood Schlatter’s disease?

Osgood Schlatter’s disease is a condition just below the knee of the patella. Due to an irritation or inflammation to the attachment of the knee tendon, a hard bulge is created, causing pain complaints. It is common that in this place a little more bone tissue forms than usual, the tensile forces of the tendon is the cause of this. The name is due to the doctors Osgood and Schlatter who first described this phenomenon.

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How can I treat Osgood Schlatter?

The symptoms can last for several months and with early exercise it can come back quickly. In order to recover as well as possible from Osgood Schlatter, it is therefore important to first take a period of rest (in combination with stretching exercises). If the symptoms have not been reduced after 4 to 6 weeks, you are advised to contact your doctor. When you are recovering from the pain, the swelling can remain. This can’t hurt.

Which brace can I use for Osgood Schlatter?

If you suffer from Osgood Schlatter’s disease, it is important to treat it properly. Braces can be a perfect tool for this by giving support to the knee tendon. Braces for Osgood Schlatter also ensure that the tendon is relieved while moving in combination with the right compression for a faster recovery. A patella brace from Bioskin or Push Sports can be the ideal solution for this!

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Can I use tape for Osgood Schlatter’s disease?

At the moment that you do not want to use a brace, the use of tape can be the right solution. By using tape, it remains possible to keep moving, such as cycling and running. In addition, it makes your daily activity easier and you experience a better fluid drainage of your knee tendon. As a result, the recovery will be faster. Kinesiology tape from Tmax is suitable for this. The tape offers enough support without a brace.

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What exercises help in the recovery from Osgood Schlatter’s disease?

When you have contracted Osgood Schlatter, it is important to perform exercises so that the recovery is more effective and complaints will decrease faster. In addition to rehabilitation exercises, it is also good to perform stretching exercises for an Osgood Schlatter during your rest. As a result, you will gradually build up your muscles and make the tendon stronger. See below which exercises are suitable for an Osgood Schlatter.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Osgood Schlatter

Wat is Osgood Schlatter?

Osgood Schlatter is een ziekte waarbij u last heeft van een irritatie of ontsteking aan de aanhechting van de kniepees waardoor een bobbel ontstaat.

Wat kan ik doen bij Osgood Schlatter

Wanneer u last heeft van Osgood Schlatter kunt u het beste een tijdje rust nemen. Combineer dit met rekoefeningen, waardoor u vervolgens geleidelijk kunt gaan belasten met een brace.

Wanneer gebruik je een brace bij Osgood Schlatter

Wanneer u weer wilt gaan sporten en uw pees wilt ontslasten kan het dragen van een brace daarvoor zorgen.