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How Do I Know If I Have A Stress Fracture In My Heel And How Do They Treat It
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Time ; patience: The treatment involves non weight bearing ; wait 4 it 2 heal which may take up 2 a year. As we r a walking people ; only 2 legs, that means crutches 4 a long time. I usually followed the progress using ct's as time passes. As the fracture line becomes poorly cn on x-ray, , ct will allow better visualization to judge healing. Bone scans will b+ 4 up 2 a year or more after healing. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
UBE & maybe others: If you have access to an ube this wpuld be a great option. Additionally, core/ upper body circuits can be good. As your healing progresses ask your physician about swimming, biking, or elliptical... Based on healing some of this may be options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to the Dr. With heel pain. Took xrays and it said I have a stress fracture. What can ido to relieve the pain.
Xray or other: Clinical findings may represent several different possibilities (stress fracture, fracture, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, infection, foreign body, etc), so imaging may be needed. Sometimes xrays don't pick up a stress fracture so you may need advanced imaging to detect a stress fracture. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take for a heel stress fracture to heal enough so that crutches are no longer required?
Yes : If you are walking on your foot as you are likely compensating and therefore straining the rest of the foot. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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