Stress fractures

Clin Sports Med. 1990 Jan;9(1):183-214.


In general stress fractures can be readily diagnosed and easily treated. However, the clinician must always be alert to the unusual fracture or the uncommon potential complication. Prevention of stress fractures is certainly an achievable goal if attention is paid to training techniques, equipment, and athletic surfaces.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Athletic Injuries / therapy*
  • Female
  • Fractures, Stress / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male