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Osteochondritis Dissecans
by Kimberly Allen, RN Osteochondritis dissecans or OCD is a relatively rare condition that affects the joints.  Though OCD can affect people at any age, it is most commonly diagnosed in young athletes. And just as in other conditions that are sports related, it has always been more common... Read more
Osgood-Schlatter Disease
by Kimberly Allen, RN Though it is one of the most commonly diagnosed diseases causing knee pain in teens Osgood-Schlatter disease is not actually a disease.  It’s actually a type of overuse injury. In Osgood-Schlatter disease or OSD adolescents, especially those that are active in sports, near the beginning... Read more
Knee Injuries
by Kimberly Allen, RN Summer is over and schools are back in session and football as well as other sports are also back.  Every year  in the US 46.5 million children participate in sports.  And believe it or not 1 out of every 3 of those children participating in... Read more