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Stress fractures in runners

Corrarino, Jane E. RN, DNP

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

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.

Jane E. Corrarino is a clinical assistant professor at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY.

The author discloses no significant relationships relating to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.