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Pain In Shin Area After Workout Whats An Adequate Cooldown
Shin Splints: You may need to warm up. You may have shin splints or tibial stress syndrome. You may need to see a sports medicine doctor for an evaluation. If you are a runner, you may need a new pair of shoes with an arch support. Stretching before and after your work out is helpful. Also cross training is recommended- running alternating with swimming, biking, elliptical, and strength training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recurring achey pain in shin area (dislocated kneecap last year) also suffered from Osgood Slatters as a child. What could it be?
Not sure: It depends on the history, exam and associated signs and symptoms. It can be local in the calf or referred from your back. Your doctor will be able to help you more. ...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
Pain in shin for days. No bruising, nothing happened. Feels like pain in bone but I didn't do anything ?
Get orthotics: You may be experiencing shin splints from repetitive stress on the tibia. If you are bow legged that will only increase that stress. Orthotics help level your ankle and tibia and reduce this tendency. You may also have posterior tibial tendonitis which is also similar and due to lack of support for your feet. Recommend stretching of your calf muscles and seek help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overuse injury...: Sounds like shin splints. You need to reduce intensity and distance to 50-60% levels. Run on flat and forgiving surfaces. You might want to evaluate your shoes and their ware. Application of ice, heat, stretching can all afford some degree of relief, but over use is the problem and reduction of activity is the answer. ...Read more
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