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SPORTS CARE: Gymnastics

Usually begun at an early age, the physical demands of gymnastics can cause serious injury to growing bones. Learn more about gymnastics injuries and prevention.

Common Gymnastics Injuries

 Some of the most common gymnastics-related knee injuries include:

For a complete list of knee-related injuries, diagnostics, and therapies, visit our Education Center.

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I was diagnosed with Osgood's when I was 12. At the time I was a competitive gymnast and went on to other sports that involved fast powerful contractions of the quadriceps such as sprinting, powerlifting and diving. Needless to say, the Osgood's never went away, and flares up from time to time...

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