Metatarsal Stress Fracture
Anti-Gravity Treadmill
  • "I had recovered more quickly, had retained my fitness and was still on track for what I felt might be the break through performance I was capable of.”

                                                                                                                            -Dathan Ritzenhiem, US Olympic Runner

  • Metatarsal Stress Fracture

Metatarsal Stress Fracture

Metatarsal Stress Fracture Treatment with AlterG

Get back on your feet sooner.

Metatarsal stress fractures are a common injury for athletes and runners and are often caused by repetitive pounding on hard surfaces.  They can be painful, and for athletes, means time off of your feet that disrupts training or competition.     

The Anti-Gravity Treadmill is the ideal tool for treating a metatarsal stress fracture because it allows you to gradually reintroduce your injured foot to the stress associated with running.  It allows you to maintain and develop cardiovascular fitness in a controlled and safe environment, which means you can return to competition at a higher level than otherwise possible.  

It allows you to:
  • Control your bodyweight so you can walk, run and train without pain
  • Avoid future injury by reducing the impact and stress of running
  • Improve your blood flow and circulation to aid healing process
  • Easily track progress as you recover and get back to competition

What should you expect while using the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill for treating a metatarsal stress fracture?

  • Get back on your feet running and training sooner than otherwise possible.  
  • Adjust the support you receive as you recover and progress back to doing the things you love.  
  • Set yourself up for success in the future by safely strengthening your foot and reducing the wear and tear caused by running on hard surfaces.

Try it for yourself!  

Start running again following a metatarsal stress fracture.  Physical therapy treatment on the Anti-Gravity Treadmill allows you reduce your bodyweight so you can start running again, sooner!  

You can purchase session packages directly from our website and redeem them at your local physical therapy or fitness facility.  

*AlterG recommends that you consult your physician or physical therapist before beginning any rehabilitation or training programs on the Anti-Gravity Treadmill.