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How to Fracture Your Pelvis and Qualify for Boston – All in Six Months (PART ONE) by Kate Freed Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 10:46am If you’ve been reading this blog at all over the past year, you might recall the turbulent emotional rollercoaster that was my 2012 running calendar. I had an aggressive and optimistic race schedule planned out from April to November 2012, including dreams of PR’s, capped off with running the NYC Marathon in November. The year started successfu ... Read on »
How to Fracture Your Pelvis and Qualify for Boston – All in Six Months! (PART TWO) by Kate Freed Posted Wed 26 Dec 2012 4:17pm I hope you all had a fabulously relaxing and indulgent holiday. I had a wonderful time visiting family in New Hampshire, Boston, and Pennsylvania, and am using this week to finally get caught up on my to-do list. I apologize for the infrequent blog posts these days. Quite honestly I haven’t been running all that much since the Manchester C ... Read on »
What a stress fracture in my pelvis looks like: it's kind of graphic. by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 5:42pm The docs actually thought there was something wrong with my hips and so they only took pictures of, you guessed it, my hips. When I took the MRI film to get a second opinion, the doc there saw the... Read on »
Second opinion on MRI reveals stress fracture in my pelvis, not my hip. No running for 3 to 4 months. by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 1:01pm The headline says it all, right?Last week, I got an MRI and my physical therapist told me it was a stress reaction in my hip and said no running for a month. Today (Wednesday the 9th), I got a second... Visit for more Read on »
Recovery from pelvis stress fracture going slow, but running has produced no set backs. by Kevin L. Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 11:05am I’ve run six times for a total of about 24 miles since coming back from my pelvis stress fracture. And the good news is that I have not re-injured myself. I’m icing at least once or twice... Read on »
Pelvic Fracture May Increase Tra ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 22 Dec 2009 7:08pm Pelvic Fracture May Increase Trauma Patients' Risk of Death But it is only one variable among many, and some are more strongly associated with mortality 23 dec 2009-- In trauma patients, pelvic fracture is significantly associated with death, but its effect should be considered in relation to other variables, acc ... Read on »
Bone Fractures by Carol B. Facebook Posted Tue 23 Aug 2011 5:10pm I've spent 10 days watching my mother suffer.  She lost her balance, falling on her butt.  She has 10 bone fractures.  Ribs, vertebrae, pelvis.  After a couple of days in bed she developed pneumonia.  She looked like a tiny bird, her small ribcage quickly rising and falling as she struggled for each breath.  Coughing, necessary for pneumonia, was ... Read on »
Acid Reflux Drugs Tied to Bone Fractures by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Fri 13 May 2011 1:45pm Published: May 13, 2011 The analysis did not find a similar increase in fracture risk among patients taking older acid reflux medications, called histamine-2 receptor antagonists.A new analysis adds to growing evidence that people using proton pump inhibitors to control symptoms of acid reflux are more likely to fracture bones than those who ... Read on »
Vitamin D Supplementation May Reduce Bone Fracture Risk by A4M Posted Fri 03 Aug 2012 10:09pm Posted on July 31, 2012, 6 a.m. in Bone and Dental Dietary Supplementation Vitamins With the cost of treating a hi ... Read on »
Where Are You Most Likely to Get a Stress Fracture? Research to Help You Catch Potential Stress Fractures Early by runnersconnect Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 6:00am A stress fracture is one of the most feared running injuries . With a virtually guaranteed six or eight-week layoff from running, the prospect of sustaining one is unsettling even to veteran runners who have dealt with other injuries. Additionally, the fact that it’s a bone injury—something we usually associate with hard falls or other traumati ... Read on »