Category: knee

  • Osgood-Schlatter


    Osgood–Schlatter disease (also known as apophysitis of the tibial tubercle or OSD) is an inflammation of the patella tendon at the tibial tuberosity. It is characterised by a painful lump just below the knee and most often develops in young adolescents. The pain only continues during the growth phase and will most often be pain free in adult…

  • Patella Tendinopathy

    Patella Tendinopathy

    Patella tendinopathy (patella tendinitis, patella tendinosis, also known as jumper’s knee) is a relatively common cause of pain in the inferior patellar region which commonly occurs in athletes who are involved in jumping sports such as basketball and gymnastics. Patella tendinopathy and extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) has had quite a bit of scrutiny in the…