The Broadview

Stress fractures common

Senior Ava Martinez maneuvers down the stairs to get to class. Martinez suffered a stress fracture, taking her out of a running for a spot on cross-country’s NCS team.

December 10, 2010

Liz Smith Asst. Sports Editor Sophomore Maddy MacLeod noticed a pain in her lower leg during last year’s track season and thought it was a shin splint — an injury caused by stress on connective tissues of the tibia, best treated with rest or modified activity. After about three months of conti...

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Maddy MacLeod