Tibial and proximal fibular stress fracture in a rower.

@article{Losito2003TibialAP,
  title={Tibial and proximal fibular stress fracture in a rower.},
  author={James M. Losito and R Clinton Laird and Monica R Alexis and Jessica Juliana Pradel Mora},
  journal={Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={93 4},
  pages={
          340-3
        }
}
Proximal fibular stress fractures are rare injuries that usually result from jumping and running activities of military recruits and athletes. This article describes a female university athlete with proximal lateral leg pain diagnosed by means of a triphase bone scan as proximal fibular stress fracture and proximal to middle one-third tibial stress fracture. This case highlights the need to examine not only the sport but also the athlete's training habits to identify possible factors… CONTINUE READING

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