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Stress Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Healing Time Topic Guide

Stress Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Healing Time Stress Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Healing Time: Stress fractures are a type of overuse injuries to bones, often occurring in the foot. Stress fractures cause pain and may take longer to heal than regular fractures.

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