Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Stress fractures are small cracks that can occur in a bone because of overuse or activities that place high stress on the structures of the foot and ankle.
What are stress fractures?
This detailed video describes stress fractures of the foot and ankle, including their causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options include rest, taping of the foot and ankle, orthotic devices and crutches. In rare cases, surgery may be required.