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TV Trainer Watch Dog Blog #15: Finally, a Stress Fracture!

JonathanRoss
  • By JonathanRoss · Posted April 16, 2009
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • In this week's "Biggest Loser: Couples", the inevitable happened. A contestant suffered a stress fracture. A stress fracture is from repetitive stress that is done over and over and over and over again ...

Stress Fracture in foot

justourgang
  • By justourgang · Posted April 26, 2009
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • Are there any strength training exercises you can do when you have a stress fracture? Can you do ones that don't involve standing on your foot? I don't want to stop working out because I am afraid I won't ...

stress fracture in my foot

saxon (Inactive)
  • By saxon (Inactive) · Posted December 10, 2009
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 12 replies
  • Having just been diagnosed with osteo(age 52yrs) - I started power walking and have now developed a stress fracture in my foot - that hasnt healed for 2 months now. Has anyone had this problem and apart ...

Stress Fracture - Foot

ARNYC
  • By ARNYC · Posted June 6, 2012
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 7 replies
  • About 3 months ago I started having pain in my foot. By the time I got the appointment, it was about 20 days. then the doctor sent me for an MRI. another 10days passed. Then the doctor's office misplaced ...

Zometa & stress fractures

Sophie3374
  • By Sophie3374 · Posted June 5, 2013
  • Discussion in Advanced Breast Cancer · 7 replies
  • I've read several notes from survivors here that have taken Zometa in the past, some for as long as 9 years. I had bone mets to my low back in 2009 from BC back in 2004/2005. Have been on Zometa for 4 ...

Stress fracture not healing

Angela19
  • By Angela19 · Posted January 5, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 16 replies
  • I have had a stress fracture in 3rd metatarsal on left foot for 2YEARS!! I finally had surgery in August 2012 and I am still not well. Is there anybody that has had this experience and if so, what did ...

Stress fracture after bunion surgery

Joantroj
  • By Joantroj · Posted September 12, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 4 replies
  • Hello:) I had bunion surgery and mid foot fusion on 6/23. Had the best ortho foot and ankle surgeon in Phila. NWB for 4 weeks(Cam Walker), PWB for 4 weeks still with Cam walker. The first day I was allowed ...

Stress Fracture or PA??

npf-8873 (Inactive)
  • By npf-8873 (Inactive) · Posted October 21, 2007
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 8 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Jen1010 ** I'm a runner and hurt my foot in August. My dr. thought it was tendonitis and various other things. It didn't heal so I had an MRI done a few weeks ago. He found edema ...

Stress Fractures

Shellywise
  • By Shellywise · Posted August 23, 2012
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 6 replies
  • Hello, everyone. Not sure if this has ever hit the discussion board, but just wondering if anyone with sclero has ever had problems with stress fractures? I don't fit the typical stress fracture criteria ...

OTC and stress fracture

tflaten
  • By tflaten · Posted August 31, 2012
  • Discussion in ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association · 6 replies
  • Hello! I've been dealing with my thyca since 2007 and had mets to lymph nodes. Doc is still trying to find reason behind elevated tg. 3yrs ago, I started running and developed shin splints which is not ...

Pelvic stress fracture from osteoporosis

DJKPSY
  • By DJKPSY · Posted October 28, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 4 replies
  • My research is showing that this is a common occurrence among postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. I had never heard of it until it happened to me, so I am just looking for some input about incidence ...

Multiple Foot Fractures

floridany
  • By floridany · Posted September 21, 2009
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • My latest fracture happened while walking Saturday on my left foot. My right fracture happened 2 weeks ago doing nothing other than walking. 11 stress fractures in 3 years. I have RA and have used Reclast ...

Severe osteopenia/previous fracture - a long story and lots of questions

alisemi
  • By alisemi · Posted September 29, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 5 replies
  • Hi all, I’ve been doing lots of Google searches lately on OP, DEXA scans, etc., and I always turn up really interesting discussions on this site, so I wanted to start my own discussion here (I hope this ...

Fractured Tibia- anyone else

ashlee84
  • By ashlee84 · Posted September 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 11 replies
  • I found out I had a stress fracture in my tibia bone yesterday. Granted, this is the leg I have had total ankle reconstruction on, but I didn't think bones were part of the Ehlers Danlos package. Anyone ...

40 Years Old-Femur Fracture-Aclasta Good Times!!

canlaurie
  • By canlaurie · Posted September 17, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 3 replies
  • I am a 41 year old female who was always been active, taken vitamins, especially calcium (since my mom was a nurse) since the age of 14. After my second baby, I had major back pain (my mom suggested that ...

Stress Fractures/Brittle Bones & NF-1??

andrewjv
  • By andrewjv · Posted December 2, 2010
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 1 reply
  • Yesterday I went to my doctor (again) because for the past 5-6 weeks I have had swelling and pain in my lower left leg and foot. This all started five to six weeks ago when I noticed a purplish streak ...

Knee braces/Tibial plateau stress fractures

sams2122
  • By sams2122 · Posted January 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 7 replies
  • I need very specific advice-might be a stretch-but this board has been such a resource that I thought I'd throw it out there... I have previous tibial plateau stress fractures (bilateral as well as bilaterally ...

Stress fractures?

lcass56
  • By lcass56 · Posted April 12, 2012
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 4 replies
  • My daughter just learned she has 2 lumbar disks that have multiple stress fractures- is this common with EDS? Has anyone else experienced this problem ...

hyperparathyroid surgery and osteoporosis

maxalex
  • By maxalex · Posted January 29, 2012
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 170 replies
  • i have osteoporosis and after takng fosamax for a year my endo told me it wa not working, my bone density is pretty bad. -3.7 hip and -2.8 spine. Over the past two years my calcium had been roughly 10.1-10.4 ...

Symptoms of a forthcoming femur fracture?

ladyblue3344
  • By ladyblue3344 · Posted October 17, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 45 replies
  • Hi...I have a few questions from this wonderful group. After reading a few threads last year concerning fosomax and other so called "bone building drugs" and their side effects I chose to discontinue ...

"New Info on Fosamax-Caused Femur Fractures"

Molly7
  • By Molly7 · Posted June 23, 2012
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 7 replies
  • http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom /2012/06/bisphosphonate-femur-fract ures-fosamax-cases-medical-diagnosis-dif ficult-doctors-radiologists-orthope dics-surgeons.html Fosamax Femur Fractures: Many ...

For Those Who Haven't Fractured

corralesnm (Inactive)
  • By corralesnm (Inactive) · Posted March 8, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 53 replies
  • I have cross posted this as I wasn't sure where it belonged. Moderators, please feel free to put this in the right topic. For those of you haven't fractured, how have you responded emotionally to your ...

Running and Osteoporosis

marycolette
  • By marycolette · Posted July 9, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 29 replies
  • I am 59 and was just recently diagnosed with osteoporosis about a month ago. A bone density test was done of my hip and spine and my T-score of my hip was -2.64. The score of my spine was -1. something ...

29 Year old with osteoporosis looking for natural treatment

LRM2012
  • By LRM2012 · Posted February 26, 2014
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 20 replies
  • Hi everyone, First of all, thank you for all of your time spent on this site, I have already learned so much from you all. I am 29 and have osteoporosis. My DEXA scan has actually improved dramatically ...

Need Answers

Marvis
  • By Marvis · Posted April 29, 2012
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 6 replies
  • can anyone let me know if they got stress fractures from being on actonel . I have been off work for just over a year know with stress fractures in my legs. I use a ultra sound bone healing machine on ...

39male with Osteoporosis -- I want to RUN again

mkymouse73
  • By mkymouse73 · Posted January 19, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 12 replies
  • I am a 39 year old otherwise healthy active male, who got 2 stress -fractures in 6-7 months from running. I just found out from my DEXA that I have osteoporosis (spine T score = -3.0). I am going to see ...

New member with questions

ellen2
  • By ellen2 · Posted October 12, 2007
  • Journal entry · 19 replies
  • Greetings, this is my first entry to this site. I will give a brief introduction of myself and osteoporosis history. And look forward to hearing from the community. I am 50 yrs old, in 1990 I broke my ...

Now I know why my foot hurt..fracture!

Pouchie
  • By Pouchie · Posted November 10, 2009
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 10 replies
  • This time I am so disappointed words cannot begin to express my sadness. My right foot started aching about 2 months ago. Gradually it became worse and I made an appointment with an orthopedic Dr. at ...

fracture #7 for the year

letshope
  • By letshope · Posted November 4, 2009
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 18 replies
  • i'm still amazed at how little it takes to have a bone break. in just doing the same life activities i've done most of my life (including the falls and crashes) i've become a frequent flyer in the broken ...

ankle stress fracture

kitsie

Bone biopsy and a long introduction (Sorry!)

LRM2012
  • By LRM2012 · Posted May 31, 2012
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 14 replies
  • Hi everyone, This is my first time posting so bear with me as I try to briefly introduce my history. I am a 27 year old active female with a new diagnosis of OP. My dexa scan in Sept revealed that my ...

Foot Pain

firefly5401
  • By firefly5401 · Posted June 7, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 14 replies
  • I have osteoporosis and seem to be having trouble standing to take my weight first thing in the morning or after I have been walking for a while and the sit down to rest. The pain is quite severe when ...

SURVEYING t-SCORES OF FRACTURED PEOPLE

Coveman
  • By Coveman · Posted May 28, 2011
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 83 replies
  • Once again I am asking people who had a fracture to report their T-scores during the time period surrounding the fracture. The purpose of my survey is to test the accuracy of the DEXA test. (so far 30 ...

Still in shock!

LansingMom
  • By LansingMom · Posted June 6, 2010
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • Its been several weeks since I learned of the osteopenia/osteoporosis diagnosis and I'm still in shock. I had a bone scan back in February; never heard back from my primary so I assumed all was fine ...

Femur fractures and bisphosphanates: are we missing the point?

huessysignoret
  • By huessysignoret · Posted March 13, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 26 replies
  • Although the FDA insists there is no link between femur fractures and bisphosphanate use, there is evidence and there are opinions suggesting otherwise. Some doctors are saying things like, "You need ...

Premenopausal and Forteo

tooyoungforthis
  • By tooyoungforthis · Posted September 6, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 4 replies
  • Hello, I am sceduled to stat Forteo next Monday and I was curious if there were any others that have taken it in my age group. I am 36 and was diagnosed with Osteoporosis 8/2009 after two stress fractures ...

Do fractures heal with out medical assistance?

Learning_and_Growing
  • By Learning_and_Growing · Posted February 3, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 16 replies
  • Do fractures heal without medical assistance such as taping? In September I somehow hurt my left upper leg thigh area. It was a stabbing pain. It is almost entirely gone by now. I became more conscious ...

Femur fractures from Fosamax.... it happened to me.....

Boxerluver
  • By Boxerluver · Posted April 15, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 27 replies
  • It happened to me, I broke my left femur bone in half on March 21st (a little over 3.5 weeks ago). I was stepping over a vacuum cleaner and heard the bone snap in two, then down I went. I was on Fosamax ...

Fracture symptoms

worldwide
  • By worldwide · Posted March 18, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 21 replies
  • Hi everyone - i am focusing a lot of energy on eating the right foods, getting the right exercise, taking the right supplements and living a healthy life. I feel great and much of this has to do with ...

Not the scan results I was hoping for

Lia1111
  • By Lia1111 · Posted November 23, 2010
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • Well the 9 lymph nodes that were being monitored for the clinical trial are relatively stable, some a little bigger, some a little smaller. However a new one popped up, and a new small pleural effusion ...

TAKING SURVEY: T-scores of fracture patients

Coveman
  • By Coveman · Posted August 3, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 148 replies
  • I would like to poll the forum members with fractures and ask you to list your T-scores during the approximate time of your fracture(s). This info would tell us how well DEXA's predict fractures ...

35 just had my first baby and I have 6 compression fractures

sawood12
  • By sawood12 · Posted August 17, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 12 replies
  • I am 35 just had my first baby four months ago I had a normal delivery with no complications. I breastfeed for almost 3 months then was told to stop because of the fractures. I now have 6 compression ...

Prolia and Atypical Femoral Fracture

Sherry33
  • By Sherry33 · Posted December 21, 2012
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 5 replies
  • It seems that Prolia, like the bisphosphonates, can cause atypical femoral fracture. See the link below: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/alt_forma ts/pdf/medeff/advisories-avis/prof/ _2012/prolia_hpc-cps-eng.pdf ...

this is overwhelming!

helenjo
  • By helenjo · Posted December 24, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 33 replies
  • I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis in the spring. I am seeing a doctor who specializes in the treatment of OP. At our initial appt she began telling me the various medications I could try and was a bit ...

No bone mets YAY!

Lia1111
  • By Lia1111 · Posted December 7, 2010
  • Journal entry · 13 replies
  • Well I am very happy that the PET and the MRI say my pelvic bones do not have cancer! I do have stress fractures that they believe are related to mixed connective tissue disorder, a lovely auto immune ...

Spinal Fractures - what part of spine do they occur

saxon (Inactive)
  • By saxon (Inactive) · Posted October 19, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 9 replies
  • Is there a certain area of the spine that is most vunerable to fractures. When I get lower back pain - I get worried that I have done something to my back. Last time this happened an x-ray revealed no ...

Help With Meds For Existing Fractures

MsDot (Inactive)
  • By MsDot (Inactive) · Posted November 23, 2012
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 11 replies
  • At the end of March 2012, I developed my first insufficiency stress fracture in my left sacrum. My bone density and Vitamin D were normal, but I developed the 2nd in my right sacrum at the end of May ...

To take Prolia or take risk of fracture

Thinbonzo
  • By Thinbonzo · Posted February 19, 2014
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 45 replies
  • I often have side effects from medications, sometimes odd reactions not listed on pharmacy sheets. One rheumatologist said, "I am surprised you have not had a fracture already." Dexascan in 2009 was what ...

Fractures

dawnbath
  • By dawnbath · Posted July 14, 2008
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • Well since I joined the website, I have had a new fracture. One day while working out at curves I felt a sharp pain in my right ankle. I thought, Oh I just twisted my ankle..................guess I was ...

Future fracture risk?

englishrose
  • By englishrose · Posted September 4, 2008
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 4 replies
  • Hi, I was diagnosed recently at the age of 39 (-3.8 in the spine but only -2 in the hips). Despite seeing a specialist and being put on Alendronic Acid no-one's really explained these scores to me, and ...

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