Latest Stress fracture Stories
Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years.
Lower back injuries are the third most common injuries suffered in athletes under age 18.
"Student athletes are at risk of foot and ankle injuries if precautions are not taken during training or in competition." - California Podiatric Medical Association Sacramento,
Young athletes who specialize in one sport and train intensively have a significantly higher risk of stress fractures and other severe overuse injuries, even when compared with other injured athletes.
Wright & Schulte has filed five Skechers stress fracture lawsuits contending that the plaintiffs sustained major stress fractures to their feet and lower legs due to the design of Shape-Ups.
Skechers Shape-Ups lawsuits allege the rocker-bottom design of Skechers Shape-Ups toning shoes promotes gait instability, which can lead to serious injuries, including stress fractures.
If you’ve expressed any interest in exercise on Google or ‘liked’ a themed race on Facebook, you have, more likely than not, had targeted advertising pop-ups introducing you to the growing trend of minimalist and barefoot footwear.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.