Wendy: Running After a StressFractureby
I'm very excited to say I am truely back to running. Maybe not back to my usual mileage or speed, but definitely back in the game. Starting with test runs that lasted only a minute or two and working my way up from there,
. Typically a stressfracture occurs in weight-bearing bones, for example the tibia (bone of the lower leg) and metatarsals (bones of the foot). The best way to diagnose a stressfracture is to see your physican. A CT
is your greatest nemesis.
The idea that when the body, particularly the bones, are under tremendous stress as seen by those who are athletes the stressfracture is minute, but can have a huge impact on their performance. What we know...
Wow! As far as I know, the only reliable way to test for a stressfracture is via x-ray. Head for a good sports doctor and have him/her check you out. Pain is not normal, and it is unsafe to run
Today was my follow up for the stressfracture(s). I was excited and hesitant... of my bone density test. All I could think (other than "let me run, let me run, let me run...
How Much Is That StressFracture Worth?by
Dr. Eric R.
from The University of Delaware was awarded to study the prevention of these stressfractures. Irene Davis, PT, PhD... was awarded the grants from the NIH and the Dept. of Defense.
Stressfractures are a real cost and challenge...
Gibson Has StressFractureby
Missouri pitcher Kyle Gibson has a stressfracture in his right forearm and will be out for six weeks. This will definitely hurt his draft stock for Tuesday's amateur draft, where he was projected...