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Why does my shin bone hurt

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Shin splint: You may have shin splints or a stress fracture.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Muscle strain: Stress on the tibialis anterior muscle.
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
Podiatry 22 years experience
Stretch: When wearing heels, the muscles in the front of the leg are working harder. They need to be stretched out and you also need to stretch your calf musc... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Tibialis anterior: The anterior tibial muscle is worked during hill climbing and helps dorsiflex the ankle and foot to accomodate the hill's incline.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Common bruise: It sounds like that you've hit your shin bone (tibia) by accident without realizing it. It should resolve in 1 to 2 weeks. If it doesn't resolve on 1-... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Shin bone pain: A hematoma on a shin area is somewhat painful. If it has been elected to drain the hematoma, there should be little pain as they would use an injected... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
Pain Management 41 years experience
Thigh muscle: If you knee is normal, the pain can come from injured muscle and fascia in your thigh/leg. The injured areas will be tender, and there will be at leas... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Hematoma?: Since a hematoma implies a fresh pocket of blood usually from an acute injury, if you have had it for 4 years it is probably something else and should... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oliver Wang
Podiatry 10 years experience
Need orthotics : To stabilize the posterior tibial tendon. Your feet are over pronating or collapsing causing stress on this muscle. Motion control or stability shoes... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Check/monitor it: Shin, by definition is a Bone(Tibia) in your lower leg. It can be sore for a variety of reasons, mostly benign conditions. If there is any concern for... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Bone scan?: Sometimes small bone abnormalities are not detected on plain radiographs. Bone scan with radio tracer can identify metabolic activity. Bonescan is sen... Read More

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