Stress Fracture

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How to Diagnose Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures are common in runners, especially young female runners. https://youtu.be/domt9SdlmW8 Recently a 15 year old competitive cross country runner presented to our clinic complaining of pain that started in her hip and would sometimes radiate down towards her knee.  She expressed that it [...]

By | 2017-11-03T11:03:49+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rehabilitation of an Irish Dancer with Stress Fractures

https://youtu.be/qDK77QTv7vU Many patients, doctors and therapists think the Altered Gravity Treadmill (AlterG) is only for runners.  The AlterG is for anyone that has suffered a stress injury and wants to train while their body is healing.  The AlterG is the best k ept secret in modern rehabilitat [...]

By | 2017-10-27T05:30:25+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Alter-Gravity Treadmill|Comments Off on Rehabilitation of an Irish Dancer with Stress Fractures

5th Metatarsal Pain in a Long Distance Runner. Stress Fracture or Muscle Strain?

Hey Doc I need your Help! I am an avid, competitive runner. I developed pin point pain right on my 5th metatarsal. I could no longer run because I had pain on the lateral portion of my foot. The doctor suspected a stress fracture, put me in a boot and sent me for an MRI. I got the report back and me [...]

By | 2016-01-28T04:59:08+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Running Injuries|0 Comments

Stress Fracture in an Experienced Ultrarunner (me)

Stress fractures are a common occurrence in runners.  Typically it is seen in newer runners or in runners that increase their weekly mileage too quickly.  I recently experienced a stress fracture in my lower left shin (tibia) after an extended break from running even though I have 10 years of contin [...]

By | 2015-04-10T13:50:16+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Running Injuries|0 Comments