A 39-year-old member asked:
How will i know if my stress fracture on my shin bone healed eough to play soccer again?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Sports Medicine 40 years experience
Painless running: It will most likely take 6-8 weeks for
a tibial stress fracture to heal
usually it is a clinical diagnosis
as to when one can return to sports
usually one can ride a stationary bike
to maintain conditioning.
Once the stress fracture pain has
subsided and the patient can walk without
pain, i will gradually allow gently jogging
preferably on a grass or soft surface
i will then progress gradually.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 22, 2013
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