Bone Health: RED-S & Tissue Loading

With bone stress injuries including stress fractures, it is important to consider not only bone health from a “loading” or exercise prescription perspective, but also from a whole health perspective including optimizing nutrition. This is where a discussion of the possibility of nutrition deficits such as occurs with Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S).

Check out this podcast interview with sports medicine physician Dr. Courtney Gleason and Physical Therapists Dr. Kate Mihevc Edwards and Dr Kacy Seynders:

More Than Miles Episode #30: Dr. Courtney Gleason, RED-S, Menopause, and Bone Health

Also, check out these blog posts on considerations for evaluating and treating bone stress injuries:

Managing Stress Fractures and Shin Splints in Runners: Part 1: Classifying “Bone Stress Injuries” and Tips for Prevention

And:

Managing Stress Fractures and Shin Splints in Runners: Part 2: Treating Bone Stress Injuries

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