Sports Stars Who Suffered with Osgood Schlatters Disease

Who Has Suffered With Osgood Schlatters Disease?

Paul Scholes and Steven Gerrard suffered with Osgood Schlatters Disease and went on not only to premiership football but also played for their country.

Ben Morgan, a newer up and coming member of the England rugby revolution, might have been forced to limp away from the sport after suffering from a disease.

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Danny Welbeck was diagnosed with Osgood Schlatters disease in his formative years, leaving him with excruciating pain and swelling in his knees. Doctors warned he should consider quitting soccer, claiming that continuing to train and play several times a week could cause ongoing pain and growth complications.

Danny Welbeck was part of City’s youth training program as a youngster but was not considered to have the potential to become a professional and was told not to return for future training sessions. A few months later a MUFC talent scout spotted Welbeck – he went on to become a Manchester United striker that also played for England in the Euro 2012.

Gaël Farfazee Monfils (French pronunciation: [ɡaɛl mɔ̃ˈfis]; born 1 September 1986) is a French professional tennis player. Monfils has reached a career-high singles ranking of World number 7, and is currently the third highest-ranked French tennis player (No. 14 in the ATP World Rankings). He managed to become the runner-up at the Paris Masters in 2009 and 2010 and a semifinalist at the 2008

According to French tennis federation doctor Bernard Montalvan, the 10th-ranked Monfils picked up Osgood Schlatters disease when he was a teenager, an illness which can cause acute inflammation. ”From time to time, there is an inflammation of the kneecap tendon and it’s the case now,” Montalvan said.

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