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Our guests today are two highly qualified individuals in sports medicine we're talking to them specifically about stress fractures in endurance athletes.
Let's face it, as an athlete you hear the words stress fracture and you shudder in your boots. The words can feel like a death sentence to any athlete but Dr's. Amy Touzell and Leesa Huguenin are here to put your worries at ease.
Dr Touzell is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Dr Huguenin is a Sports Physician with a wealth of experience in elite and national sporting teams, they both deal with stress fractures every day and are here to come to the rescue because this episode certainly put a lot of my miss guided fears and anxieties around stress fractures aside.
Our takeaway from this episode is that every athlete needs to hear this knowledge to have the best chance of preventing and managing stress fractures in their athletic carrier.
00:00 - Introduction
05:18 - What Athletes Need To Know About Stress Fractures
09:54 - The Biggest Factor To Stress Fractures
12:38 - The Rule Of 10% Progression
14:15 - The Crucial Rule Of Nutrition
17:50 - How To Know If You Are Overtraining
24:50 - Diagnosing Stress Fractures
27:21 - Differentiating Bone Vs. Muscle Pain
32:35 - Don’t Ignore The Warning Signs
34:55 - First Step To Do If Suspecting Stress Fracture
38:06 - Getting Into Surgery
48:44 - The Impact Of Caffeine In Bones
50:07 - Recovery Time From Stress Fracture
54:28 - The Markers Of Progress
56:20 - Expert’s Advice To Athletes
1:00:20 - Effects Of Energy Deficiency Syndrome
1:03:18 - Message From The Experts To Athletes
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