Stress Fracture Support Services
A stress fracture is a small crack in the bone that often occurs when you increase the frequency, duration and intensity of exercise.
Most stress fractures occur in the weight-bearing bones of the foot and lower leg.
Common places for stress fractures are the second and third metatarsals, the calcaneus (heel), the fibula (outside of the ankle) and the navicular. Treatment will vary depending on the exact fracture site and the severity.
Conservative management may include:
- Custom made foot orthoses (possible metatarsal dome)
- CAM (Controlled Ankle Movement) walker
- Carbon fibre stiffener
- Below knee fibreglass cast
To determine the most appropriate treatment for you, we recommend booking an initial consultation to discuss your concerns in more detail.