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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000414593.94152.e8
Feature: CE Connection

Stress fractures in runners

Corrarino, Jane E. RN, DNP

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Abstract: Many runners in the United States are at risk for stress-related injuries, which are largely preventable. Severity and recovery vary, and can range from uneventful to surgical intervention. This article explores risks, pathophysiology, diagnostic considerations, and rehabilitation. Prevention strategies are also outlined.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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