New York Daily News—October 1, 2010
Typically with stress fractures, impact activity should be limited for 3 to 6 weeks and when they do go back to activity, itís a very slow progression.
Itís good to start with pool work and maybe elliptical, then walking on a treadmill and finally a build up to running.
You donít want to increase mileage or duration more than 10% a week.
If [Corey] had a marathon in a month, I would say, thatís tough, but 9 months seems reasonable as long as he addresses the underlying issues that may have caused his injuries to being with.
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@arunshanbhag: If torn meniscus prevents me from running, can I just jog/walk and somehow complete the marathon course in 6 hours?