What are Shin Splints?
Shin splints, also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, is an aching pain along the inner edge of your lower shin bone. The pain is brought on with exercise and involves the repetitive irritation of the muscles and connective tissue that attaches to the inner shin. If left untreated, shin splints may progress into stress fractures which take significantly longer to heal and will severely impact on your sporting performance.
Signs & Symptoms
How are Shin Splints caused?
Shin Splints are caused by the overstraining of the muscles and connective tissues that attach to your inner shin. This overstraining is largely due to poor movement patterns at the foot and ankle, in addition to training errors.
There are a number of risk factors that increase your chance of developing Shin Splints:
How can we help?
Are you tired of going out for a run only to have to stop and walk home because of shin pain? Are you frustrated they’re not getting any better and you now can’t run the distances you were previously able to? Luckily for you, research shows that physiotherapy is proven to be an effective way of treating Shin Splints.
See an expert at Spine & Sports Physiotherapy now to run again free of pain or injury!!!
So if you’re in pain and need to get this fixed ASAP…
Take advantage of our FREE Initial Assessment -> click here for more information.