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Why is a stress fracture a big deal to foot ortho doc?
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Dr. Daniel Hatch
Podiatry
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In brief: Stress fracture
If not treated properly with rest, immobilization and protected weight bearing; the stress fracture can convert to a complete fracture.
Worst case it can displace or not heal properly requiring surgery.

In brief: Stress fracture
If not treated properly with rest, immobilization and protected weight bearing; the stress fracture can convert to a complete fracture.
Worst case it can displace or not heal properly requiring surgery.
Dr. Daniel Hatch
Dr. Daniel Hatch
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In brief: One step away
Because a stress fracture is a sign that the bone is weak.
There are several reasons why a stress fracture occurs. If you have osteoporosis you can be more susceptible for a stress fracture.

In brief: One step away
Because a stress fracture is a sign that the bone is weak.
There are several reasons why a stress fracture occurs. If you have osteoporosis you can be more susceptible for a stress fracture.
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
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