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Use RICE: R=Rest the knee from the painful activity. I=Ice the affected area for 20 minutes, 3 times a day. C=Compress the painful area with an elastic bandage. E=Elevate the leg. If these don't work, try various pain relievers such as aspirin or ibuprofen (some brand names: Advil, Motrin). Doctors may also recommend braces or crutches. As a last resort, doctors recommend surgery. I'm not a doctor, this is not medical advice, but merely information taken from familydoctor.org. I am not responsible for the results of following any of these recommendations.

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Q: How can you mangage the pain caused by Osgood Schlatters disease?
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