Top
10
Doctor insights on: Acupuncture For Shin Splints

Share
1

1
How can I tape shin splints?

How can I tape shin splints?

Stretch instead: Taping is not nearly as effective as daily stretching of the anterior tibialis muscles. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler
757 doctors shared insights

Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


2

2
How should I treat shin splints?

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). ...Read more

3

3
How should you relieve shin splints?

A few ways: Proper supportive shoe wear will help. Ice to the area after activity as well as stretching before and after activity will also help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What's the beat thing for shin splints?

What's the beat thing for shin splints?

Stretching: Stretching pre and post activity are important. A tight achilles is often found in patients with shin splints. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What is good for pain from shin splints?

Rest: Rest and activity modification are the mainstay of treatment. When the pain wears down gradually increase exercise intensity in a pain free fashion. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What to do if I have shin splints. What to do?

What to do if I have shin splints. What to do?

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). ...Read more

7

7
Why aren't my shin splints going away for weeks?

Why aren't my shin splints going away for weeks?

Maybe something else: Usually shin splints will take longer than a few weeks to go away. However, if you feel you have rested and done the stretching enough to relieve the discomfort, you may need to be evaluated for another fairly common condition that mimics shin splints: tibial stress fractures. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Need a simple explaination for this. What are shin splints?

Inflammation : 'shin splints' are basically the muscles that move the ankle and foot back on the lower leg bone getting inflamed on the tibia ( shin bone).Hope that helps! ...Read more

9

9
What are the signs of shin splints and how are they treated?

What are the signs of shin splints and how are they treated?

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). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Is there a cure for shin splints?

Is there a cure for shin splints?

Shin splints: Shin splints occur during physical activity and result from too much force being placed on your shinbone and connective tissues that attach your muscles to the bone. You should get sufficient rest, try ice and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (naproxen, ibuprofen, etc). Wear proper-fitting shoes with good arch supports. Should get better. If the pain is very severe, see your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Mark Galland
653 doctors shared insights

Splint (Definition)

A splint can be any type of external protection device designed to shield a bone or joint from injury. It may be used prophylactically to prevent injury or protect an injured bone or ...Read more


Dr. Mark Galland
262 doctors shared insights

Shin Splints (Definition)

Occuring and felt in the front ...Read more