Osgood Schlatter's disease is an 'overuse' condition, where the attachment of the patellar tendon to the tibia bone becomes stressed.

osgood  schlatter's - traction on the apophysis
The patient is usually a young active person, who may become very distressed by pain at the tibial tuberosity when engaging in jumping sports.
Synonyms: 
osgood schlatter's disorder
traction apophysitis
juvenile traction osteochondritis
osteochondrosis
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Dr Lars Blønd discusses a case of a patient who had had Osgood Schlatters' disorder as a child, but continued to be symptomatic into adulthood.

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