If your child has been having trouble with pain at the front of their knee, that is made worse with jumping & landing, or when it is
knocked/pressed, they may have Osgood-Schlatter’s disease. This is an irritation of a growth plate on the front of the shin, where the
patella tendon attaches to the bone. This can be helped with reduction of activity, rest, icing & pain relief.
Knee pain in kids can also possibly indicate something a little more serious, so we always recommend booking in to see one of our experts for an accurate diagnosis & treatment plan.
We see a lot of patients with stubborn painful heels and achilles, and have good success at get back to walking, running or on the sports field as quickly as we can. When we see this taking longer than expected we see shockwave bridging the gap to get people back doing what they want too as quickly as we can.
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