Stress Fracture

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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

Metatarsalgia, Plantar Plate Sprains, Tenosynovitis, Capsulitis, Neuroma, Metatarsal Stress Fractures

Foot pain is horrible.  Metatarsal pain is even more horrible.  The level of apathy, incompetence and ignorance that exists towards the proper diagnosis and treatment of Metatarsalgia, Plantar Plate Sprains, Tenosynovitis and Capsulitis, Morton's Neuroma's and Metatarsal Stress Fractures is really f [...]

By | 2014-01-15T14:29:15+00:00 January 15th, 2014|Running Injuries|0 Comments