-Those who play soccer, basketball, volleyball, and gymnast
-Anyone who hasn't stopped growing
You're in Danger If...
-Have leg/knee pain when running, jumping, or climbing stairs
-Have swelling above the knee associated with pain
-If the area above the knee is tender to the touch
How to Get Help
-Put ice on the affected area 2-4 times a day after activities
-Take any medication ranging from Ibuprofen, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
-Taking a small intermission from the sport from any time between 1 day, and several months
Who to Thank for the Heads-Up...
-"Osgood-Schlatter Disease." » August 2014 –. Accessed December 11, 2015. http://www.alltherapy.net/aug-2014/.