I just did a second opinion consultation with a runner who called and said she was diagnosed with a grade five stress fracture.
The doctor didn’t actually explain what that meant. He just said it was serious.
Stress fracture are rates by severity with grade one through a grade five. Grade five is obviously the worst to runner.
She wanted to know if she needed a bone stimulator since her stress fracture was serious.
Do I need a bone stimulator for a grade five stress fracture? That’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run podcast.
This was a great question from a runner enrolled in the metatarsal stress fracture course. She wanted to know whether or not a bone stimulator would really be helpful.
Can a bone stimulator help a stress fracture?
Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run podcast.View Details »
Subscribe: iTunes | Android I spend a lot of time talking to runners who have metatarsal stress fractures. Let’s face it, they’re common. And a metatarsal stress fracture may be one of the most disruptive injuries to you as a runner can encounter. The reason metatarsal stress fractures are so worrisome to you is […]View Details »