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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that develops gradually over time and causes pain and stiffness in joints. It is the most common type of joint disease. It affects people from various backgrounds across the globe and at least 8 million people in the UK.
Stress fractures are one of the most common sports injuries. Overcoming them can be difficult but is certainly possible. They are classified as an overuse injury. Fatigued muscles become unable to absorb shock and transfer the overload to the bone causing tiny cracks. It is estimated that more than half of them occur in the bones of the foot and the lower leg.
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