There is not enough room on the internet to list all the potential causes of emotional stress. Work, relationships, health, and finances are general sources of stress for billions of people. Physical stress—the kind that can lead to fractures—is a little more straightforward. This is what we need to consider when we discuss what causes stress fractures.
Stress fractures are a common sports injury patients experience. As you will see, there are several reasons for this, including:
Understanding stress fracture causes is a starting point in diagnosing the condition. If you can identify any of them in your recent behaviors or activities, it could be a clue that a stress fracture is the source of the pain you are experiencing. We may need to use diagnostic imaging to confirm your suspicions, but it is helpful to know if you recently started physical activity or run on a frequent basis.
No matter the foot or ankle injury you sustain, our team at Dallas Podiatry Works is ready to help. We provide comprehensive foot care services at our Plano and Dallas offices, so give us a call at 972.566.7474 or use our online form to contact us today!