A 31-year-old member asked:
what would doctors recommend to help with shin splints and ankle problems?
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Dr. Mark Galland answered
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 fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain will guide a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com).
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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