Saturday, April 29, 2006

Living with Osgood-Schlatter Disease

After taking my son to the doctor, I walked into the bedroom and told my wife grimly, "I'm afraid our son has been diagnosed with Osgood-Schlatter disease."

Actually it's a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents--the bone grows fast enough that the tendons don't have time to catch up, but it sure sounds serious when you say it right.