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Stress Fracture


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Comment from: Lee, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: August 22

I started playing soccer twice a week without previously running such distances on a regular basis, which caused my stress fracture.

Comment from: Sheri22, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 21

I had a low back fusion surgery in November. I was told, by my surgeon, the best recovery for my back was walking; walking a lot. I walked for 20 minutes 2 or 3 times every single day. About 8 weeks later I began having pain in my arch. I was diagnosed with posterior tibial tendonitis. Soon after I was experiencing unexplained swelling on the 4th and 5th metatarsals. X-rays didn't show anything. MRI did show a couple of stress fractures. I am still recovering, on week 6. I have another MRI in a week and a half. I am hoping they see no stress fractures. This sitting around is driving me crazy!


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