Rehabilitation after bursoscopic treatment of Osgood-Schlatter disease Aleksandra Wysokińska Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2007; 9(4):423-428 ICID: 501572
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to describe program and effects of rehabilitation after bursocopic treatment of Osgood-Schlatter disease, carried out in order to alleviate effects of operation and to prevent renewed overloads and damages near the distal patellar ligament insertion.
Material and methods: Described rehabilitation program was employed from April 2003 to August 2005 to 11 children and youth at the age of 8 to 19 years (mean age 15 years, 8 boys and 3 girls), after bursoscopy of bursa infrapatellaris profunda. Results: In nine of eleven patients pain has completely disappeared and they came back to recreational and amateur sport activity. In one patient pain only alleviated and one has given up rehabilitation. Pain was estimated after 3 months of rehabilitation, after that time every patient came back to physical education classes, after 4 months from bursoscopy five of them came back to the discipline of sport they practiced before operation. Conclusions: 1. Bursoscopic treatment of Osgood-Schlatter disease with proper rehabilitation decreases the complaints characteristic for this illness. 2. This kind of treatment also helps preventive procedure against repeated overloads and damages near distal patellar ligament attachment.
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