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Tibial stress fracture. Doc said wear boot when possible, don't put stress on it. Is cycling ok to maintain fitness? Walking some w/out boot bad/ok?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine

In brief: Stress fracture

Depends...As long as you stay with low impact activities, most stress fractures will heal.
However, the tibia shaft has poorer blood supply compared to other bones & in rarer circumstances will not heal & require surgery to fix. Talk with your ortho for additional info.

In brief: Stress fracture

Depends...As long as you stay with low impact activities, most stress fractures will heal.
However, the tibia shaft has poorer blood supply compared to other bones & in rarer circumstances will not heal & require surgery to fix. Talk with your ortho for additional info.
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