Metatarsal Stress Fracture explained by San Francisco Podiatrist and Runner | DOC

Metatarsal Stress Fracture explained by San Francisco Podiatrist and Runner

A metatarsal stress fracture is a crack or break in one of the five metatarsal bones found in the foot. Sometimes these fractures will cause pain in the ball of the foot. A suspected stress fracture warrants an evaluation by a foot fracture specialist, even if initial treatment has been started in the emergency room. Runners and triathletes should stop any activity until they make sure the bone isn’t broken.

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