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Blog posts tagged with 'stress fracture'

What is a stress riser?

How do stress risers affect bone healing and fractures?Stress risers

The image to the right is one of those moments where my wife just shakes her head.  We were driving through northern New Mexico when I pulled over to the side of the road and got out of the car - in the middle of nowhere.  And I took a picture...

5th Metatarsal Fractures – Conservative vs. Surgical Care

When is surgery indicated in 5th metatarsal fractures?

It's been a busy week for metatarsal fractures.  I’ve seen three 5th metatarsal fractures this week. One was a fracture that required open reduction with internal fixation (surgery). One was treated with conservative care. The third case was...

Calcaneal Stress Fracture | Differential diagnosis of heel pain

A stress fracture is a nondisplaced defect in a bone that occurs due to repetitive load or trauma. A calcaneal stress fracture (fracture of the heel bone) is most often the result of a sudden abrupt injury but can occur without a history of trauma.