Demystifying Medicine Video

This video (styled as a vlog) details the accounts of a runner who was diagnosed with a stress fracture. An overview of stress fractures is given, followed by diagnosis methods and related challenges. The target audience for this video is physically active people, especially teens and young adults.

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