Stress fractures caused in a bike accident are tiny cracks in a weight-bearing bone that usually develop in the shins, feet, hips or thighs. More than half of stress fractures that patients develop are in the lower legs and feet, reports EXOS Knowledge.
Because the bone fissures are so small, they usually won’t show up on x-rays. Instead, doctors will have to utilize different diagnostic testing such as:
bone density scans.