The Return of Osgood Schlatter Knee Pain

I recently recieved a great question on Osgood Schlatters disease of the knee, a common topic for questions on MikeRyanFitness, that I wanted to share. The Question: Hello my name is Carla and I’ve had osgood schlatter since I was 13. Now that I’m 21 years old and I want to ask you a few questions. I have … Continue reading “The Return of Osgood Schlatter Knee Pain”

Osgood Schlatters: Managing Youth Patella Pain

“He has this huge bump below his knee, his doctor says he’ll grow out of it but it hurts him all the time.  What should we do?’ his mother said, frustratingly seeking an answer. Following a fund raising golf tournament recently a good friend of mine came to me looking for a clear answer for … Continue reading “Osgood Schlatters: Managing Youth Patella Pain”

Chondromalacia of the Patella Tendon

Chondromalacia, known as “Runner’s Knee”, is one of the most common sources of knee pain for athletes over 20 years old.  The patella injury involves the patellofemoral joint, where the patella (kneecap) and the femur (thigh bone) interact. Chondromalacia is the pathology that takes place when the articular cartilage on the back of the kneecap … Continue reading “Chondromalacia of the Patella Tendon”