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What could happen if you run on a foot with a stress fracture?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
In brief: Fracture
A stress fracture is the result of overuse and running in particular is a common cause of this condition.
Running after diagnosis of stress fracture could result in affected bone fracturing frankly necessitating further treatment and/or surgery.

In brief: Fracture
A stress fracture is the result of overuse and running in particular is a common cause of this condition.
Running after diagnosis of stress fracture could result in affected bone fracturing frankly necessitating further treatment and/or surgery.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Selene Parekh
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: Stress fracture
Running on a stress fracture can increase your pain and cause the stress fracture to become a real fracture.

In brief: Stress fracture
Running on a stress fracture can increase your pain and cause the stress fracture to become a real fracture.
Dr. Selene Parekh
Dr. Selene Parekh
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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Fracture
Stress fractures are the last stage before complete failure of the bone.
The balance between bone breakdown and bone rebuilding has been lost. Continuing to run on a stress fracture will delay healing in the best of circumstances and will eventually result in a complete fracture.

In brief: Fracture
Stress fractures are the last stage before complete failure of the bone.
The balance between bone breakdown and bone rebuilding has been lost. Continuing to run on a stress fracture will delay healing in the best of circumstances and will eventually result in a complete fracture.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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