Bone related injuries commonly occur with participation in sports and the performing arts. The ability to recognize, diagnose and then treat these more subtle bone related injuries such as boney stress reactions and stress fractures can be very difficult. Dr. Podesta has had extensive experience in diagnosing and then treating these subtle, yet potentially devastating and debilitating injuries in athletes, dancers and musicians. After a comprehensive medical history has been taken, follow by a complete clinical examination and diagnostic imaging with our state-of-art equipment, an individualized treatment plan can be formulated and implemented. Treatments may include dietary counseling, bracing, splinting or casting, as well as an injury specific rehabilitation program designed do maintain strength and flexibility while protecting the injured bone until the time increased stress across the boney injury can safely be applied.