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How do you prevent stress fractures?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Vit D3
Stress fracture due to severe osteoporosis - holistic approach try to alkalanize body maintain body pH between 6.
8-7.4 by various options like vit d3 12, 000 units bid x 3 weeks then 6000 units daily x 3 weeks. Maintain d3 blood levels above 60 test for hydroxy vit d3 levels with your lab your pcp can order these tests.

In brief: Vit D3
Stress fracture due to severe osteoporosis - holistic approach try to alkalanize body maintain body pH between 6.
8-7.4 by various options like vit d3 12, 000 units bid x 3 weeks then 6000 units daily x 3 weeks. Maintain d3 blood levels above 60 test for hydroxy vit d3 levels with your lab your pcp can order these tests.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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In brief: PREVENTION
Have calcium and vitamin D levels checked Modify lifestyle habits, like smoking/drinking Replace worn out shoes Don't suddenly increase activity Adequate rest between training periods Orthotic devices or shock absorbing insoles

In brief: PREVENTION
Have calcium and vitamin D levels checked Modify lifestyle habits, like smoking/drinking Replace worn out shoes Don't suddenly increase activity Adequate rest between training periods Orthotic devices or shock absorbing insoles
Dr. Darrell Latva
Dr. Darrell Latva
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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: Porper Shoe gear
Proper shoe gear and addressing pain in the foot in a timely manner can help prevent stress fractures.
Also, if you have history of osteoporosis have regular bone density testing. Proper supplementation is also helpful in preventing stress fractures. No foot pain is normal. If you have foot pain see a specialist for an evaluation.

In brief: Porper Shoe gear
Proper shoe gear and addressing pain in the foot in a timely manner can help prevent stress fractures.
Also, if you have history of osteoporosis have regular bone density testing. Proper supplementation is also helpful in preventing stress fractures. No foot pain is normal. If you have foot pain see a specialist for an evaluation.
Dr. Adam Teichman
Dr. Adam Teichman
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