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Springfield Township, NJ
A 20-year-old female asked:

Athlete think w/sesamoiditis (clean xray 1 mo ago).pain getting much worse w/pt. noticing ankle stiffness and top of foot discomfort. stress fracture?

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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
Podiatry 14 years experience
It's possible: Stress fractures in the midfoot are common after an injury to the toe region since patients compensate more during that recovery... which can weaken the midfoot bones. Definitely get checked out and an xray to confirm any fractures!
Last updated Feb 8, 2017

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