What is included in emergency department (ED) care for tibia and fibula stress fractures?

Updated: Nov 30, 2017
  • Author: Jonathan E Dangers, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Trevor John Mills, MD, MPH  more...
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The keystone of treating stress fractures is the temporary cessation of the offending activity.

Crutches may be used initially to allow the patient to be non–weight-bearing.


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