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Bone Scan Shin Splints
I have shin bone pain and it's worse at night, mom won't take me to the dr. I worked out last week so I don't think it's shin splints. Pain off and on?
You might be correct: But it may be a few different diagnosis, including things that may be important for you to know about sooner rather than later. Tell your mom, I suggested you get taken to an orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation, & to ensure there is nothing to worry about, and that there is nothing growing in your bone, for example. At your age things that can cause such complaint, range from mild to serious stuff. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I thoughtihad really bad shin splints so i didn't play any soccer for a week and it still hurts2 walk could it be a sfx? The pain is right on the bone
Lower left leg pain. Sharp but doesn't hinder anything. No known bruising. Just above shin but it isn't on the bone so not shin splints I think?
Could be Shin splint: Shin splints are not necessarily on the bone. What happens is that the muscle belly gets pulled from the bone, but the pain can be palpated on the muscle itself. Have to know why, what activity were you doing, etc. Rest, ice area and see if pain goes away. If not, seek medical attention. ...Read more
Hello, I've been having some pain in shin and I'm not exactly sure if it's a shin splint, because it's the bone. ?
Be aware: Shin splints are a common injury for active individuals and are caused by the anterior muscle pulling from its attachment on the tibia (bone in the leg). Sometimes this type of pain coming more from the bone can be a stress fracture. These injuries tend to heal well but require modification in activity and even weight bearing status for a period of time. See your Doctor for follow up. ...Read more
What causes stress fx in femur and tibia -ortho dx. No trauma no osteoporosis -bone density scan normal? Bone scan scheduled. What might it show?
Fractured femur/tibia.Healed.Now pain in leg swelling over tibia.Had bone scan/mri femur bone thin.3 dr's later no help.Pain mangment dr now. Help!
Rest, Ice: Rest. Ice initially, then try heat after 4-5 days. Massage the tibia. Stretch. For a better ice massage, freeze water in a small paper cup. Tear the top edge off of the cup to expose the top of the ice. Use the flat top of the ice to massage directly on the sore tibia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overuse tibia injury: Shin splints is an overuse stress injury to the tibial leg bone. Often times, a sudden rapid increase in either mileage or running intensity can trigger an episode of shin splints. Most are self-limiting and will go away with simple rest or decreased mileage and intensity. Ice and anti-inflammatory medications may help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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