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A 34-year-old member asked:

What does a cam boot do for a tibia stress fracture?

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Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
Stress Fracture: The cam boot helps unload the bone somewhat and prevent you from being too active on the stress fracture to allow it to heal.
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Last updated Apr 1, 2015


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