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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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