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Doctor insights on: Pain Behind Shin Bone

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Can u chip your shin bone?

Can u chip your shin bone?

Yes: The bone can be chipped by direct trauma or there can be an avulsion type chip fracture caused by muscle/tendon/ligament pulling a small chip of bone off where it attaches. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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Will a dent in a childs shin bone heal?

Yes: It may take awhile but it will heal. The body is constantly healing and repairing... ...Read more

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For how long does a shin bone take to heal?

For how long does a shin bone take to heal?

On average 6-8 weeks: Bone healing usually takes 6-8 weeks depending on the type of fracture. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health. ...Read more

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How can they fix a broken shin bone (tibia)?

How can they fix a broken shin bone (tibia)?

Cast or surgery: A fractured tibia can be treated with a cast or with surgery depending on the location of the fracture and the nature of the injury. Surgical treatment lines up the fractured bond ends and holds them in position until the bone is healed. ...Read more

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What can cause a tiny hard ball to form on the shin bone?

What can cause a tiny hard ball to form on the shin bone?

Several things: He/she will listen to you, perform an exam, possibly run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could they fix a broken shin bone (tibia)?

Can you tell me how could they fix a broken shin bone (tibia)?

Can vary: The tibia can be fracture in different ways. Some may only need a cast while others may need surgery. Fractures can be repaired with pins, screws, plates, or staples. ...Read more

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When I try to jog my shin bone feels like it's going to break. What could cause this?

When I try to jog my shin bone feels like it's going to break. What could cause this?

A couple of things-: -come 2 mind.1=stress fracture or 2=shinsplints. The both have a similar progression. Fractures have a slow onset, & soreness gradually increases over timr. & you soon are not able to bear weight. Shin splints come on initially after you run a bit & get better while running, & bad after you stop, progressing to your present state. C a fellowship trained sports med specialist. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my shin bone what is it?

depends on location: This could be a normal "bump" in the area of the patellar tendon insertion. Sometimes it can be enlarged, especially if one had this growing and painful as a child - see an orthopedist to make sure. ...Read more

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What are signs that I have cracked my shin bone?

What are signs that I have cracked my shin bone?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more