Conquering Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

By John T. Hester, DPM, MSPT

   If symptoms recur, two additional weeks of rest are recommended and should be followed by a “downgraded” training regimen. Patients can often achieve a return to full, unrestricted activity in three to six weeks. However, a delayed return is not uncommon for this often refractory condition.

Dr. Hester is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is in private practice with Sports Medicine Associates and Pro Sports Orthopedics, and is the team podiatrist for the Boston Celtics.


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Excellent Resource. Offers great clarity for this often misdiagnosed malady.

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Yes, this was a very good article. Very informative. Thank you.

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