Fatigue, stress related fractures

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(KTVI)- An increase in fatigue and stress related fractures is on the rise.

Doctors like Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Rick Lehman from the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine says a lot more patients have been coming into his office.

Fatigue fractures are caused by a dietary problem where the bones become weak and break little by little. Underlying problems such as Osteoporosis, Calcium and Vitamin D deficiency can be contributors.

These fractures aren't limited to older adults. They can also be identified in women and children.

Dr. Lehman explains.

For additional information visit: uscenterforsportsmedicine.com

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