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Kids and Knee Pain

Knee pain is very common in teenagers, particularly teenagers doing lots of sport and physical activity. Let's have a look at a couple of the most common causes of knee pain in adolescents and what can be done about it. Osgood-Schlatter's Often known as "that hard to pronounce thing that a few of the other kids at school have," Osgood-Schlatter's commonly affects kids going through growth spurts in early to mid adolescence. Pain is usually felt at the front of the knee in the mornings, after inactivity and with activities that load the quadriceps (such as running, jumping and stairs). A bony prominence at the top of the shin will be tender to touch. It is caused by excessive tractional force