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March Articles 2014
...Osteoporosis patients may also suffer stress fractures because the disease weakens the victim’s bones, making it easier for them to wear and tear...

Stress Fracture Barely Affects MLB Player
...Stress fractures are especially common among: -athletes (gymnasts, tennis players, basketball players) -runners/joggers -osteoporosis patients -those who engage in high-intensity workouts Stress Fracture Symptoms Pain from the fractures occur in the area of the fractures, and can be either constant or periodic...

July Articles 2015
...Osteoporosis may also cause someone to get stress fractures, because the disease weakens an afflicted person's bones and makes it easier for them to break down...

Dancing With the Stars Champion Rumer Willis Sustains Stress Fracture
...Stress factors are most common among: -runners                                   -people affected with Osteoporosis -play tennis or basketball -gymnastics -high impact workouts Symptoms Pain from the fractures occur in the area of the fractures, and can be constant or intermittent...

Osteoporosis and Your Feet
...According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, Did you know that unexplained fractures in the foot can be the first sign of osteoporosis...

Fracture-Toe
...They can also be caused by an abnormal foot structure, deformities, or osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis, which means “porous bone,” is a condition in which bones become weak and thin due to lack of calcium...

Osteopenia
Osteoporosis, which means “porous bone,” is a condition in which bones become weak and thin due to lack of calcium...

Stress Fracture in the Foot
...They can be caused by overtraining or overuse, improper training habits or surfaces, improper shoes, flatfoot or other foot deformities, and even osteoporosis...

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
...They can also be caused by an abnormal foot structure, deformities, or osteoporosis...

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