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Navicular Stress FractureThe navicular stress fracture is the most feared of all stress fractures in the running athlete. The navicular is a small bone at the top of the arch of the foot and has a poor reputation for healing due to its poor blood supply. For this reason, navicular stress fractures sometimes require surgical fixation for complete healing.
Jack Grimes of the Melbourne Demons suffered a navicular stress fracture in the 2011 AFL season.