Whether you’re a professional athlete or just a recreational one, Dr. Romanelli’s years of expertise will provide you with a personalized, efficient treatment plan that will return you to your pre-injury level of performance in no time.
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Stress fractures are caused by just that — stress to the bones, ligaments, and muscles due to overuse or physical exhaustion. When the muscles become fatigued, they are unable to absorb shock, passing off the stress to your bone and resulting in a fracture. Stress fractures happen across all types of sports, but are typical in sports where repeated striking of your foot to the ground occurs — including basketball, track & field, gymnastics, and ballet. Stress fractures typically require surgery or prolonged rest to give your bones time to heal. solutions are always found.