Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Definition of Osgood-Schlatter Disease:

One of the most common causes of knee pain in young athletes.  It causes swelling, pain and tenderness just below the knee, at the top of the shin bone (tibia).  It occurs mostly in boys who are having a growth spurt.  One or both knees may be affected.

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Osgood-Schlatter Disease

...the condition
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD) is an inflammation where the tendon from the patella (kneecap) attaches to the tibia (shin bone)...”
...recommendation Vitamin E
“400 I.U. bid of vitamin E along with selenium at 200mcg per day has proven beneficial against Osgood-Schlatter disease.  Vitamin E can be applied topically along with DMSO...”

Vitamin E Requirement

...the condition
“...elevated heavy metals, PMS, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, beta thalassemia, cataracts, fibrocystic disease, benign prostatic hypertrophy, poor wound healing, hot flashes, growing pains and Osgood-Schlatter disease.  Vitamin E status is measured by assessment of the content of alpha-tocopherol in the blood plasma, using a method called high-pressure liquid chromatography...”
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