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Stress Fracture (cont.)

Surgery

Most stress fractures heal with time and rest. Occasionally, some fractures displace (the bone edges move apart and are not aligned properly) or refuse to heal. In these situations, surgery may be required.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/11/2014

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