Foot Stress fracture
Today the southwest podiatry team are based in London bridge involved in a lecture series on fractures of the foot and ankle. Some of the topics discussed include stress fractures in runners and broken ankles after twisting ankles.
Some studies have highlighted that 18-20% of marathon runners may develop a stress fracture of the foot during the course of there training. Stress fracture treatment may include immobilisation in boots, insoles or simple training and footwear modifications.