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How do you deal with stress fractures?

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Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Rest

Stress fractures are caused by repetitive activity.
The best way to treat these fractures is avoiding the aggravating activity. They tend to heal in approximately 6-8 weeks.

In brief: Rest

Stress fractures are caused by repetitive activity.
The best way to treat these fractures is avoiding the aggravating activity. They tend to heal in approximately 6-8 weeks.
Dr. David Tuckman
Dr. David Tuckman
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry

In brief: Location dependant

Depending on where a stress fracture is and how severe the symptoms the patient is having really help tailor our treatment.
In the feet, the most common location is a metatarsal. We often let patients ambulate in either a surgical shoe or protective boot for 4-6 weeks.

In brief: Location dependant

Depending on where a stress fracture is and how severe the symptoms the patient is having really help tailor our treatment.
In the feet, the most common location is a metatarsal. We often let patients ambulate in either a surgical shoe or protective boot for 4-6 weeks.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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