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What are the best treatments for stress injuries to the bones?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Rest and nutrition
If a stress fracture occurs in a weight-bearing bone, healing will be delayed or prevented by continuing to put weight on that limb.
Rest is the only option for complete healing of a stress fracture. The amount of recovery time varies greatly depending upon the location, severity, the strength of the body's healing response and an individual's nutritional intake + vit d3, vit k2, c, zinc, protein.

In brief: Rest and nutrition
If a stress fracture occurs in a weight-bearing bone, healing will be delayed or prevented by continuing to put weight on that limb.
Rest is the only option for complete healing of a stress fracture. The amount of recovery time varies greatly depending upon the location, severity, the strength of the body's healing response and an individual's nutritional intake + vit d3, vit k2, c, zinc, protein.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine
In brief: Rest
Adequate rest from impact activities, proper diet (calcium & vit d), followed by appropriate strength training/exercise.

In brief: Rest
Adequate rest from impact activities, proper diet (calcium & vit d), followed by appropriate strength training/exercise.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Dr. Brian Chimenti
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