Stress Fracture

When people in Frisco experience a stress fracture, they typically want to know what bones are affected, how the injury occurred and what they can do to prevent it from happening again. The truth is a stress fracture can happen in any bone located in the foot or the lower leg. Stress fractures are most common in these areas…(more)

Anyone in Frisco who is active will likely experience some bumps, bruises, and aches occasionally. However, when the discomfort is localized and doesn’t seem to be getting any better, there’s a chance a stress fracture is present. Since a stress fracture develops over time, it’s difficult for an individual to diagnose it themselves. There’s typically not a single event…(more)

People in Frisco who have experienced a stress fracture always ask Dr. Verville whether they are at risk of developing another one. The answer varies depending on many different factors, but there’s always a chance another one could happen. It’s not uncommon for people to experience multiple stress fractures in the same area. However, many times the second stress…(more)

Active people in Frisco may have to take it easy for several weeks if they develop a stress fracture. This can be one of the most difficult things to do, especially if the body is used to routinely exercising. One of the most common questions people ask Dr. Verville is whether they can continue exercising if they have a…(more)

Contrary to an actual bone break when a single event occurs, a stress fracture can happen over time through repetitive actions. Most of the people who experience a stress fracture are athletes or military trainees, but anyone can develop one. The common areas where a stress fracture develops include the feet, thighs, shins and even the pelvis. This is…(more)

A stress fracture in your foot, ankle or shins is nothing that Little Elm residents should take lightly. If left untreated, stress fractures can increase your pain and even turn into full fractures of the bone if you don’t modify your activities, especially for athletes like runners who put a lot of additional pressure on their lower extremities by…(more)

A Little Elm podiatrist like Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry does more than just treat your feet and ankles. She also treats conditions of the lower leg. One of the most common lower leg conditions that Dr. Verville receives complaints about are suspected shin splints. But wait a second. Is the real, underlying condition a shin splint or a…(more)

Every year, Dr. Verville of RNV Podiatry treats several Little Elm residents for stress fractures of the foot, ankle, and shins. These small cracks in the bone, despite not causing a full bone break, should never be left alone or ignored. If you do continue with your regular activities and are not seen to verify that you have a…(more)

Frisco area residents should know that anyone, even the best-trained athlete, is at risk of developing a stress fracture. Stress fractures, which are tiny cracks in your foot bones or deep bruises, occur when you run or jog for a long period of time, quickly change the intensity of your chosen sport, or suddenly start walking more than you…(more)

Nobody likes the idea of a broken bone. Not only do they hurt, but they can also limit your mobility. And with nearly 25% of your bones located in your foot, a stress fracture in your foot can make it painful or downright impossible for you to walk! Who wants that? Knowledge is power when it comes to preventing…(more)