Stress Fracture - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Sep 12, 2014
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctors treat stress fractures?

An orthopedic surgeon treats stress fractures.

2. Which is the treatment of choice for stress fractures?

Rest is the best form of treatment for stress fractures. The bone requires adequate rest and time to heal. In extreme cases, surgery may be recommended.

3. What are the complications associated with stress fractures?

Untreated stress fracture is associated with chronic pain and worsening of the condition.

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