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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can i begin running track again after 5-6 weeks of my stress fracture femur?

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Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not until cleared: You need to be cleared by your doctor for return to activity after a fracture, even stress fractures.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Should a stress fracture still be swollen after 6 weeks?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Potentially: There are a number of reasons a stress fracture might still be swollen after six weeks. It could be slowly but steadily healing, or it could be developing into a delayed or non union. Consider being checked. Thankyou for the question.

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