New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right tibia, according to the team. He is out indefinitely. In 34 games this season, Holiday, who was acquired by the Pelicans in a trade to the Philadelphia The fatigued muscles ultimately transfer the overload of stress to the bone which results in a stress fracture.” It’s very hard for a runner to determine if they have a stress fracture without going to the doctor. The type, location and severity of pain The stress fracture is a common overuse injury seen in athletes and military recruits. [1, 2] Breithaupt originally described this injury in 1855.  The injury is usually seen in the lower extremities, but it has also been reported in the upper When pain from increased physical activity doesn’t go away in a couple of days, the cause could be a stress fracture. The March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers these tiny, partial bone fractures, why they occur and how they are treated. My summer of running is being cut short, since all of this nonstop running has caused a stress fracture to develop in my foot. I tried to push through the pain (oops…bad idea) but now I have to wear a boot and cut off all weight-bearing exercise for a Programs to improve movement patterns may help prevent stress fractures in athletes and military personnel, say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. “Several .
Stress fractures are one of the more pernicious injuries in sports, afflicting the experienced and the aspiring, with no regard for competitive timing. Last year, Tiger Woods managed to win the U.S. Open despite suffering from stress fractures in his left You’ve been training diligently for your first marathon. The usual muscle soreness after a long run improves with ice and ibuprofen but your right shin still hurts. Hopefully it’s just “shin splints,” you tell yourself, but it’s getting more and Considering the forces involved in many sports, it’s no surprise that professional athletes sustain serious injuries to their muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones. A spate of bone fracture–related injuries seems to be dogging professional teams this year. .