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The most common fracture of the foot is a stress fracture. This type of fracture is normally associated with high-impact activities, such as running, athletics and dancing. While these activities have a high rate of stre... More »

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Some symptoms of foot injury include swelling, redness, pain and difficulty moving the affected area. The foot is designed in such a way that it can withstand pressure from walking, standing, jumping and running, notes M... More »

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The symptoms associated with a swollen foot include pain, edema, fatigue, inflammation, skin changes and fever according to WebMD and MedlinePlus. These symptoms are indicators of a wide variety of medical conditions suc... More »

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A hairline hip fracture, also commonly called a stress fracture, is a crack in the femur or femoral neck that, if not treated properly, can get larger over time, according to Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medi... More »

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The treatment for a hairline, or stress, fracture begins by elevating the affected area and applying ice, according to WebMD. Patients sometimes take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen or aspirin, to... More »

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The top 10 common running injuries include the following: runner's knee, stress fracture, shin splint, Achilles tendinitis, muscle pull, ankle sprain, plantar fasciitis, iliotibial band syndrome, side aches and blisters,... More »

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Walking boots are an effective treatment for metatarsal, toe, ankle and foot fracture healing, according to the Foot and Ankle Center of Washington. Tall walking boots are best for metatarsal and toe fractures. Tall pneu... More »

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