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Latest Stress fracture Stories

2010-12-20 09:00:00

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society offers injury prevention advice ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec.

2010-10-07 13:39:00

Orthopaedic surgeons offer safety tips just in time for major marathon in Chicago ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct.

2010-10-05 14:02:00

Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain CHICAGO, Oct.

2010-07-19 14:04:00

Repetitive impact on feet can increase risk of damage CHICAGO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. The growing popularity of marathons among beginning runners has contributed to the increase in repetitive stress injuries, including stress fractures of the foot, seen by foot and ankle surgeons.

2010-07-01 07:15:00

CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A new web site promotes specific weight bearing exercises for those with low bone density.

2010-04-03 09:03:27

Landmark international study of more than 60,000 women highlights need for public education about osteoporosis risk factors and treatment.

2010-02-05 12:55:00

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures.

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2009-09-15 17:04:34

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he injured his foot rehearsing for Season 9 of Dancing with the Stars. The latest edition of the dance competition series is to premiere Monday. Old age is catching up to me. May have a stress fracture in my foot.

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2009-06-29 19:15:00

A hairline fracture in Houston Rockets center Yao Ming's left foot could keep him sidelined next season and may end his career, the team doctor said Monday.

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2009-06-25 12:43:14

Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is considering other treatment options for his broken left foot, the Houston Chronicle said. The Chronicle report said the decision concurs with team doctors after a bone scan late Wednesday showed Yao's hairline fracture has not healed since it occurred in a May 8 playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 7-foot center returned to Houston this week for tests he hoped would clear him to resume workouts. He had flown home to China for several weeks. Yao...


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