If you are the parent of a teenager who is just hitting a growth spurt and complains of knee pain, you may have heard of Osgood-Schlatter Disease. Named for the two physicians who first described it, in 1903, it sounds much worse than it actually is! Symptoms of Osgood-Schlatter … [Read more...] about When Osgood-Schlatter Disease Visits Teenage Knees
Boisterous backyard barbecues, the wafting smell of charcoal, the sizzle of juicy hamburgers on the well-tended grill, family and friends getting together for a relaxing cookout: Ah-h-h, the perfect setting for an impromptu backyard sporting event like badminton. After indulging … [Read more...] about Make Playing Badminton Good
Knee injuries are common in all sports, but football tackles and pile ups put this vulnerable joint at great risk. When Rodney Harrison, the New England Patriot safety, went down with a knee injury, the Boston Globe reported that he had suffered a right medial collateral ligament … [Read more...] about Bam! My Knee! Now What?