My Osgood-Schlatter Surgery Experience

If you have Osgood-Schlatter Disease, or OSD, this website contains everything you should know before you have knee surgery.

Osgood-Schlatter knee x-ray

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About The Patient

Like you, I developed OSD as a child. RICE did not solve the problem.

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Symptoms

The bump and knee pain were part of my typical OSD symptoms.

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The Decision

I grew tired of the annoying knee pain, and I decided to have surgery.

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The Diagnosis

My knee diagnosis included OSD as well as chondromalacia.

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The Knee Surgery

I had an outpatient procedure, with knee scope but no shaving of the tibia.

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Recovery

I could bear weight immediately. Sleeping was the hardest part.

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Physical Therapy

Scar therapy worked. Gentle and moderate biking preceded running.

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Cost of Surgery

Learn the components of knee surgery cost in the. Order a cost breakdown.

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One Year Later

Learn how my knee felt over time. See the activities I could perform.

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Recommendations

This is what I would do if I had to do it all over again.

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FAQ

Here are the frequently asked questions people email me about.

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Contact

Learn about contacting me. Order a cost breakdown.

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