Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tibial Stress Fracture Outlook

What to expect with a tibial stress fracture:

  • Most people with tibial stress fractures recover completely with treatment.

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Last Updated: Aug 11, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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