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Broken FootColorado's State forward Stanton Kidd will need an operation to repair a stress fracture in his shin, school officials validates. Kidd, is senior transfer of North Carolina. The athlete was booked to have the surgical procedure on his leg but was postponed due to flooding which impacted Northern Colorado.

The stress fracture occurred before his arrival at Colorado State University in the summer. Kidd’s injury has been causing him pain for some time now, and will not be able to play for the Rams this season.

Dealing with a stress fracturelike Kidd can be a painful endeavor. Treatment and recovery can be aided with the help of a podiatrist, like Dr. Mayer Salama of Salama Foot Care. Dr. Salama can help by examining the stress fracture and determining the best course of treatment.

Dealing with Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

The Stress Fractures occur on the foot and ankle when muscles in these areas weaken from too much or too little use.  Then the feet and ankles lose support when walking or running from the impact of the ground. Since there is no protection the bones receive the full impact of each step. The stress on the feet causes cracks to form in the bones, thus called stress fractures.

What are Stress Fractures?

Common among individuals whose daily activities cause great impact on the feet and ankles. Stress factors are most common among:

-runners                                 
-people affected with Osteoporosis
-play tennis or basketball
-gymnastics
-high impact workouts

Symptoms

Pain from the fractures occur in the area of the fractures, and can be constant or intermittent. It will often cause sharp or dull pain with swelling and tenderness. Engaging in any kind of activity which involves in high impact will aggravate pain.

To learn more about stress fractures of the feet, please follow link below.

If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices located in Farmington Hills, Dearborn, Clarkston, and Trenton, MI. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle injuries.

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