Tag Archives: stress fractures

Can a tibial stress fracture heal on its own?

Tibial stress fractures can be some of the most difficult injuries runners face. They can keep you out of running for months, possibly keep you on crutches and occasionally need surgery. In this Ask Dr. Geier video, I answer the question of a runner who feels like his tibial stress fracture is improving and wonders if that’s the normal progression of the injury. Continue Reading

5 common running injuries

Whether you are a competitive runner or just like to jog for exercise, running is an activity that places a tremendous amount of repetitive stress on your lower body. This article briefly describes some of the most common overuse running and jogging injuries. Continue Reading

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