Results for - Stress Fractures

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1. A stress fracture is a fatigue-induced fracture of the bone caused by repeated stress over time. It is caused by accumulated trauma rather than a single serious incident. It is also known as a hairline fracture. Have you ever had a stress fracture?

Yes
20%
347 votes
No
69%
1,208 votes
Undecided
12%
206 votes

2. Stress fractures generally involve weight-bearing bones and most commonly occur in the lower leg or foot bones. They often occur in athletes who run or jump repeatedly. The repetitive motion of marching can cause a stress fracture known as a March Fracture. What was the cause of your stress fracture?

Athletic activity.
9%
161 votes
Military exercise.
3%
52 votes
Non-military work activity.
4%
62 votes
Disease related.
3%
45 votes
Not sure.
10%
183 votes
N/A
73%
1,286 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
27 votes

3. Since a stress fracture is a crack in the bone rather than a complete break, it does not always have to be immobilized in the same way as other types of fractures. What type of device did you wear while your stress fracture was healing?

Orthopedic shoe or boot.
7%
120 votes
Removable cast.
6%
104 votes
Non-removable cast.
4%
78 votes
None.
9%
162 votes
N/A
75%
1,320 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
18 votes

4. How long did it take your stress fracture to heal?

4 weeks or less
4%
65 votes
5 to 8 weeks
6%
110 votes
9 to 12 weeks
5%
80 votes
13 to 15 weeks
2%
36 votes
More than 16 weeks
2%
28 votes
Still healing
3%
55 votes
Not sure
7%
121 votes
N/A
72%
1,266 votes
04/28/2015 Health & Fitness 1761 12 By: tg85

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