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Wow! As far as I know, the only reliable way to test for a stress fracture 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
) and metatarsals (bones of the foot).  The best way to diagnose a stress fracture is to see your physican.  A CT...A stress fracture is caused by unusual or repeated stress and continuous weight on the ankle
Run Well! - Stress Fractures by Amy H. Patient Expert      The lower leg – Tibia Ø     The thigh – Femur   Metatarsal stress fractures There are 5... stress on the bone. For example, the 2nd metatarsal is most commonly fractured in people who overpronate...
Wendy: Running After a Stress Fracture by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven 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...
Stress Fracture Update by Amy T. Patient Expert Today was my follow up for the stress fracture(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...
Muscle fatigue| Stress fractures by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor may increase and reach levels exceeding those measured in the non-fatigued state. To test this hypothesis... may be normal, especially early in the clinical course. If the fracture is of low risk for delayed or non-union...
Diagnosis by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Metatarsal Stress fracture. I am writing in red because that's how it feels. Red hot pulsing aching pain. I'm not going to take a lot of time feeling pity for myself. I was fairly depressed...
Timed Up & Go (TUG) Predicts Osteoporotic Fracture Risk by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven the TUG test had a greater risk of non-vertebral fracture, regardless of hip BMD, compared... seconds AND normal BMD (T score greater than -1.0), had the lowest risk of fracture.  Those with TUG test...
Vitamin D plus calcium may protect everyone from fracture by Anita Patient Expert Daily supplements which combine vitamin D and calcium may reduce the risk of fractures... significantly reduced fractures by 8 per cent, and hip fractures by 16 per cent, according to results of a pooled...
Vitamin D plus calcium may protect everyone from fracture: Study by Anita Patient Expert the risk of fractures for menopausal women and others, regardless of age or gender, say the results... in the US and Europe and found that the vitamin-mineral combination significantly reduced fractures by 8 per cent...

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Causes ... or break. Bones can also fracture as a result of repeated small stresses or strains. This type of fracture is known as a stress ... » Read on
Prevention ... can reduce the risk of overuse injuries such as tendonitis and stress fractures. If you are exercising in a gym or leisure cent ... » Read on