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A stress fracture is usually the result of repetitive trauma to bone. Excess forces on the bone leads to microtauma, bone swelling and eventual fracture. Unlike fractures due to high velocity such as after a fall, stress fractures occur over some time. So how do you diagnose stress fracture and what is the treatment?