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#813 What is better than NSAIDS for a stress fracture in a runner?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (or NSAIDs for short), like Ibuprofen and Naproxen, what we call are extremely popular with runners because they get rid of lots of aches and pains.

We often think inflammation results from hard exercise, so it stands to reason a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory will actually help after a long run.

I don’t normally recommend runners take NSAIDs as a part of a training routine.

But there are a couple of alternatives that I would recommend over non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

What’s better to take than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for a stress fracture in a runner?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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