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How do I know if I have a stress fracture in my heel and how do they treat it?
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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
In brief: Stress fracture
Stress fracture r usually not picked up on regular x-rays.
Your physician can order an MRI to identify a stress fracture.

In brief: Stress fracture
Stress fracture r usually not picked up on regular x-rays.
Your physician can order an MRI to identify a stress fracture.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
In brief: Radiographs
We would first do a thorough exam and take xrays to determine if we see anything on plain films.
Treatment for a stress fracture is immobilization and depending on the location and severity likely non-weightbearing.

In brief: Radiographs
We would first do a thorough exam and take xrays to determine if we see anything on plain films.
Treatment for a stress fracture is immobilization and depending on the location and severity likely non-weightbearing.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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