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Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures
Stress fractures happen to athletes at the worst of times. Usually, it is just when they’re increasing training, starting a new sport, or landing awkwardly from a jump. The bones of the feet and the shins are most at risk, but occasionally the hip or spine is injured. The knee is also exposed to such fractures, mostly during ligament ruptures and after meniscus removals. Here is the current thinking on what to do.

Breaking Bad

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Bone fractures around the knee fall into two groups: Those that lead to arthritis and those that heal just fine. Here is a brief guide to which is which.
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