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#739 When to add weight bearing exercise with stress reaction

Today’s episode comes from a YouTube viewer who posted a question,

“I have a low risk grade stress reaction in my posterior tibia. Interestingly, there is some research discussing the benefits of weight bearing bone building exercise once tolerated pain free, like hops jumps and step ups. Do you have any advice on when and how to integrate these types of exercises into a rehabilitation program?”

When is it okay to add weight bearing exercises when you’ve had a bone injury like a stress reaction?

That is what we are talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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#376 Different types of tibial stress fractures in runners

Shin splints and tibial stress fractures can feel similar when you run.

Most runners understand there is a huge difference between shin splints and a tibial stress fractures.

I recently did a telemedicine second opinion call with runner who had a tibial stress fracture.

What she did not understand, and what her doctor had not explained is why some tibial stress fractures are very low risk of breaking, and another is very high risk of landing a runner in the operating room.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about different types of tibial stress fractures in runners.

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