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ANATOMY OF A STRESS FRACTURE
Richard Demak
April 27, 1987
A stress fracture begins when the shocks and strains of playing game after game create a tiny, often undetected crack in the outer layer of bone (left). If the pounding continues and the crevice is not allowed to heal, it can enlarge until it becomes a full-fledged break (below).
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April 27, 1987

Anatomy Of A Stress Fracture

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A stress fracture begins when the shocks and strains of playing game after game create a tiny, often undetected crack in the outer layer of bone (left). If the pounding continues and the crevice is not allowed to heal, it can enlarge until it becomes a full-fledged break (below).

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