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Can Shin Splints Cause Knee Pain
Hi there, I have been medically diagnosed with shin splints, and over the last few days have had constant knee pain, can this be linked?
I am experiencing knee pain and wrist pain. Pain persists several days after a workout. Shin splints happen when take a walk for at least 20 minutes. Dull/warm pain happens randomly in the middle of my knee (under the cap). What should I do?
How do I deal with severe shins splints and knee pain? It hurts even when I walk and go up the stairs. (Cross Country and Track and Field runner)
Rest and ice: At first. Add an otc anti-inflammatory. Consider biomechanical correction Read more
Shin has been hurting only below knee. Can barely touch it in the spot cause of pain. Been traveling alot... can it be shin splint or something else?
Went running w/ a friend & got shin splints on my left knee. This happens a lot when I run, even if its for 15min. What can I 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
I have MS. I've been having bad shin splints and my left leg from knee down is swollen for weeks. What is this?
Left leg: Your local swelling is not due to the MS, and is more likely an issue regarding inflammation or venous congestion. Would recommend ultrasound imaging as possible that you could be experiencing thrombophlebitis in left leg veins, but you do need evaluation from your doctor also. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can shin splints occur on the proximal end of tibia, near the tibial tuberosity also has any1 heard of stress avulsion fx I have 1 in opposite knee?
2 weeks post knee replacement surgery...have pain that feels like a shin splint...knee doesn't hurt..
Varies: There are a variety of potential causes for shin pain in a postoperative knee replacement patient sho is otherwise doing well. Among them include an aggravation of the muscles on the anterior aspect of the tibia in the process of your rehab, it could represent an aggravation of your back and subsequent "sciatica", it could also represent a tibial stress fracture; let your surgeon know. Read more
I'm training for a marathon and rolled my ankle and was out for 3 weeks now back but bad pain below knee, is this a shin splint?
Maybe- exam needed: A sudden uptick in mileage or intensity after a period of rest is often the recipe for a stress injury such as a tibial stress reaction (shin splint) or frank stress fracture. Obtain an orthopaedic evaluation to obtain a diagnosis and treatment plan specific to your injury and situation. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different causes: The first challenge is to identify why your knee is painful. Common causes include arthritis, tears of the meniscal cartilage, chondromalacia of the patella, or loose bodies within the knee joint. See your doctor or get an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate and get help with treatment. Read more
I get a knee pain in my left leg on and off. And with it, follows a pull sensation from the back of my thigh to toe tips. What are the causes and cure?
Many causes: There are many causes for this including injuries, several types of arthritis, back problems, overuse syndromes, circulation problems. I am sorry I can't give you a definite answer without a lot more information. Your best option is to see your doc and get a definite diagnosis first Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If standing for more than a few minutes causes knee pain and makes your leg very tired but walking doesn't as much, what could this be?
Leg fully extended/flexed or between. Suddenly get a surge of knee pain, 10.Last 10min then gone. Cause & what can I do when this happens to lessen pai?
You need to see an -: Orthopod to be evaluated/diagnosed and treated. In the meantime, take some pain meds that you have used in the past and rest the knee in a brace. Good luck. Read more
Spuriously, yes: Varicosities in and of themselves do not cause knee pain (s), rather the extremity in question typically aches, feels "full, " and occasionally sharp pains may be sensed along the vein or its tributaries. The lesser saphenous vein starts near the lateral, posterior ankle and extends up to the popliteal fossa (the space behind the knee). Plan: ultrasound to assess for reflux, a baker's cyst or dvt. Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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