Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?
- Pain and tenderness in front of the knee
- Mild swelling or a bump below the kneecap at the top of the shin
- Symptoms get worse with exercise or activity
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition in which inflammation affects the top of the shinbone, or tibia, where the tendon attaches to the bony mound in the knee called the tibial tubercle. This disease commonly affects children between the ages of 10 and 15, and usually flares during growth spurts.