Stress Fracture

Stress Fracture
  • Overview of Stress Fractures
    • Stress fractures are small cracks in the bone caused by overuse. More serious fractures are breaks in a bone caused by accidences, falls, or sports injuries. Symptoms of a stress fracture include pain, swelling, bruising, and problems moving a limb. If you are experiencing severe symptoms, contact your physician or make an appointment at the Student Health Services here.

For more information, visit the National Institute of Health website here.