A 33-year-old member asked:
what actually are the dreaded "shin splints"?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Kenneth Tepper answered
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tibial pain: Discomfort involving the soft tissue surrounding the tibia bone in the lower leg. Commonly occurs in runners or sports with repetitive impact. The pain can be nagging and chronic.
Answered on Apr 13, 2013
Dr. Mark Galland answered
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several Options...: "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 fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain can then help with a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com).
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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