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What type of specialist should I see for shin splints problems

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic: See an orthopaedic/ sports medicine specialist.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: Sport medicine doctor, usually they are orthopedic surgeons specialize in sport medicine. Thank you.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some things close: Shin splints" is not a specific diagnosis. It is merely a descriptive term that describes chronic exertional shin pain in an athlete. The evidence see ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Zak
18 years experience Podiatry
Shin splints : Shin splints are caused by tight calf muscles and sneakers that are not providing you enough support. Some suggestions, Get new sneakers. Start s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Shin splints: First make sure that your lower leg pain is not really a stress fracture of the tibia bone. Treatment of medial tibia stress syndrome involves icing ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probable answer is n: Usually the muscle insertion can become inflamed stretching prior to activity with a cool down period can help.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Treatment depends...: "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress f ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Anti-pronation: If you go to a running store and ask to see anti-pronation running shoes, these will potentially address your problem; new balance is just one example ... Read More
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Dr. Willa Terry
31 years experience Pediatrics
Check your footwear: As a patient with diabetes, you should make sure you wear well-fitting shoes designed for the activity.Heel pads (available at sports stores and som ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Consult with your : orthopedic surgeon who will most recommend PT.

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