What is it?

A stress fracture occurs when a bone breaks but not all the way through. It will feel like a deep throbbing pain and you may notice some swelling and more pain when load bearing. Most common stress fractures occur at the Tibia – one of two bones that make up the calf. The Tibia is the larger bone at the front of the leg. As it is weight bearing it takes the most pressure from activities such as running.

What causes stress fractures?

These hairline cracks in the bone are not gained in the same way other types of breaks are. Where typical bone breaks are the result of a traumatic impact, hairline or stress fractures are the result of repeated application of force on the bone over time.

How Enertor insoles help.

  1. 44% shock absorption – all Enertor insoles offer more shock absorption than any other insole reducing the force on the lower limbs.
  2. Improved mid-foot control – Enertor Performance insole’s met dome and control chassis encourage improved foot function that naturally lowers high force movements.

Whilst Enertor has over 18 years Orthotics experience, our website is provided for informational purposes only and it is not a substitute for your own doctor’s medical advice. Enertor advises anyone with an injury to seek their own medical advice.


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