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Foot fractures

Published: Wednesday 3 January 2007, 1.02CET
Discover which of the 26 foot bones is injured the most.
Published: Wednesday 3 January 2007, 1.02CET

Foot fractures

Discover which of the 26 foot bones is injured the most.

A stress fracture can occur in virtually any of the 26 bones in the foot, but is most common in the second metatarsal (the March fracture), with females especially vulnerable. These breaks are caused by excessive strain, from contact or an awkward movement, else as a stress fracture which develops over time. Fractured metatarsals generally heal with no persisting problems though the time for recuperation depends on which bone is broken.

Last updated: 28/09/14 1.38CET

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