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I would like to know anything I would need to know about bilateral tibial stress fractures. I am currently in Army training and I am on hold until I am able to run again. My physical therapist rated my right tibia as a Grade 4 and my left as a Grade 3. How long do you think before I can run.? I do not want to risk fracturing either leg.
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Orthopedist: Doctor John MD, M.D. replied 4 months ago
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Orthopedist: Doctor John MD, M.D. replied 4 months ago
How did the physical therapist do the grading? Based on an X-ray or MRI or bone scan or from exam?
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Orthopedist: Doctor John MD, M.D. replied 4 months ago
Do you have a history of prior stress fractures?
Are you male or female?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I️ received a bone scan.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I️ am a 19-year old female. And I️ have never had history of any form of fracture or injury.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I’ve pulled my IT band and also tore a quad but that’s about it. All injuries due to running.
Orthopedist: Doctor John MD, M.D. replied 4 months ago
your menstrual periods are normal?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I️ am currently taking citracel calcium pills to help the healing. I️ haven’t ran since September 28th.
Orthopedist: Doctor John MD, M.D. replied 4 months ago
Ok, stress fractures can take about 12 weeks to heal if severe.
PT should also be addressing your running biomechanics with strengthening exercises as well so that you don’t develop the stress fractures again as you return to running and fitness training.I dealt with this a lot when I was an Air Force physician and the strength program is key to preventing recurrence.
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Orthopedist: Doctor John MD, M.D. replied 4 months ago
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Orthopedist: Doctor John MD, M.D. replied 4 months ago

do you have any further question about your stress fractures for me?

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