Run Singapore June 2020: Don’t Go Cracking Your Bones
In this issue of RUN Singapore Magazine, our senior principal physiotherapist, Chye Tuan shares more about stress fractures – a common injury for runners. He shares the factors that increase the risk of stress fractures and how you can reduce the risk. He also shares warning signs and what you should do in the event of a stress fracture. Stress fractures are hairline cracks in bones, often occurring on the weight-bearing bones. Weight-bearing bones are often the lower limbs, such as the shin bones. Runners have the highest risk of stress fractures due to the high impact nature of running.
This Run Singapore article will help you to understand more about stress fractures. Learn about the factors that increase the risk of stress fractures and how to not get injured. If you suspect that you may be experiencing a stress fracture – our physiotherapist also shares the warning signs of stress fractures as well as what you can do if you are