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A 23-year-old male asked:

After i walk steadily for about half kilometer, the front muscles below the knee state to tighten and hurt a lot. is anything wrong?

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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology 21 years experience
Shin splints?: Sounds like this might be 'shin splints', a minor muscle strain below the knee next to the tibia bone. Rest is recommended until pain resolves.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2013

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