Stress Fractures

Stress fractures are small incomplete fractures that often occur at the metatarsals. They are caused by repeated weight carrying. Stress fractures are not caused usually by a single injury (eg. As drop, stroke), but they occur after repeated stress and overuse that exceeds the ability of the muscles to balance the load. Stress fractures can affect the proximal femur, pelvis or lower extremities. About 50% of the lower leg and…

September 3, 2018