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How long can I play with a stress fracture without costs?

How long can I play with a stress fracture without costs?

Stress fracture : If its in your feet it needs to be treated its costing you everyday you do not treat it i would see a specialist like a podiatrist if its in your foot , these usually take 6 weeks to heal when they are treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

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


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How long can I keep playing sports with a stress fracture?

How long can I keep playing sports with a stress fracture?

Discuss with Surgeon: The general answer is at least 6 months. However, this depends on how well your rehabilitation has progressed. Sometimes it is not appropriate to return to full unrestricted sports for 9 to 12 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a pars stress fracture take to heal, in a 16 year old. When will i be able to play soccer once again?

How long does it take for a pars stress fracture take to heal, in a 16 year old. When will i be able to play soccer once again?

Several months: Usually takes 4-6 months for pars fracture to heal if there is not increased space between fracture fragments. Sometimes patient is placed in brace to help healing by immobilizing the spine. ...Read more

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I have a stress fracture but I want to keep playing sports without worsening the injury?

Wouldnt suggest: If you have a lower extremity stress fracture i don't think you should be playing sports, if you do, there is the possibility that the fracture could worsen or displace and make a relatively minor problem much more serious. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i still play soccer with a tibia stress fracture?

Please tell me, could i still play soccer with a tibia stress fracture?

Encourage you to: Be seen by a sports medicine physician to determine the status of your leg ; to make recommendation about when you may be ready to play soccer. ...Read more

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Need to play soccer in 2 weeks but have shin stress fracture . How can I tape it to play?

Need to play soccer in 2 weeks but have shin stress fracture . How can I tape it to play?

Stress fracture : A stress fracture is a serious injury. These are related to over use. You should no consider playing for the next four weeks to allow complete healing of the fracture. If you are insistent in playing i would recommend seeing an orthopedic surgeon or physical therapist on techniques on taping and you may consider buying a bone stimulator. ...Read more

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Stress fracture of fibula? I play college basketball and for 2.5 weeks I've have a pain on the outside lower part of my leg. Hurts to push on,jump,run

Stress fracture of fibula?
I play college basketball and for 2.5 weeks I've have a pain on the outside lower part of my leg. Hurts to push on,jump,run

Unlikely: The fibula does not bear much weight at all, about one sixth of the amount of the other bone in the leg, the tibia. As such, it is very uncommon to get a "stress fracture" in the fibula. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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How will I know if my stress fracture on my shin bone healed eough to play soccer again?

How will I know if my stress fracture on my shin bone healed eough to play soccer again?

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. ...Read more

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I had pain in my shoulder last year and was a stress fracture. Now I have stinging pain in arm thought my leg left side. Doctor arm specialist said it was musclier. But when I play baseball it feels like it did last year with the stress fracture.help?

Shoulder pain/stress: Stress fracture in shoulder, pain for >one year,Where is the worst pain ?Touch yourself, and do a drawing of your shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist and hand. Standardize the pain.No pain=0,mild=1-2-3,4 moderate=5,-6,-7 and severe=8-9-10.Touch with the index,applying moderate pressure, and mark it on the drawing, all numbers above 7. All those are trigger,points. Should be infiltrated with Depo Medro ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Fracture (Definition)

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


Dr. Michael Turner
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Stress Fracture (Definition)

One of the few aptly named problems in medicine. It occurs when the stresses that a bone sees is greater than the strength of the bone. This occurs over time and is usually related to repetitive activities. If it occurs with a trauma then it is not considered a stress fracture, but a traumatic fracture. We see these commonly in the feet, tibia and ...Read more