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how to heal a stress fracture in the foot fast

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
6-8 weeks: It takes time for the fracture to heal and 6-8 weeks is a reasonable estimate some take longer based on age, nutritional status and type and loc ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It would be good to know which bone was fractured. In general it takes 6-8 weeks to heal depending on treatment.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
yes: It is wise to avoid nsaids like ibuprophen. Listen to your body and limit weight bearing. The walking boot will help. It takes 8 weeks to heal a fract ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Probably: But may heal badly in terms of pain and function. All fractures can heal, but proper alignment early is important. Depends on which bone also.
Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
MAYBE: It could heal; conversely, it could evolve into a complete fx. Calcium level, vitamin D level, smoking all influence healing.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us talk: Stress fracture usually heal like any other fracture healed, 6-12 weeks so far I have not seen stress fracture dose not heal if you treat the correct ... Read More
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Options: For a stress fracture that has not healed with normal conservative treatment (i.e. Immobilization in a cast and/or boot), your treatment options inclu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick St. Pierre
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low impact: Low impact activities such as swimming or exercise bike are usually safe.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Yes: While it may heal on its own, immobilization via a cam walker or surgical shoe will make it quicker and less painful.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: You have stress fracture in the foot? If it is stress fracture should heal when stop stressing the area which it 6-8 weeks. May be he is talking abou ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: And it's possible to heal in that time. The question of concern why did it happen? Have your vitamin d levels checked...
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Villacis
22 years experience Family Medicine
Leave ortho shoe on: It is possible to have a fracture that isn't seen on xray. It is important to follow the podiatrists instructions in order for the stress fracture to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: What kind of fracture and were is located, in general it take about 4- 8 weeks.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
It can take a while: Tendons receive a relatively poor blood supply, and can take a long time to heal. You need to rest it as much as possible. As hard as it might be, w ... Read More
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