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What are some problems that can occur in the ankle area after i play soccer with shin guards?

What are some problems that can occur in the ankle area after i play soccer with shin guards?

Blisters: Shin guards are a necessity when playing soccer. Bruises to the leg can possibly cause severe problems such as a compartment syndrome because there is little protection for the tibia in the front of the leg. Other than blisters from rubbing, I have seen few problems from wearing shin guards. ...Read more

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Does tibial stress syndrome require shin guard?

Does tibial stress syndrome require shin guard?

Mayo clinic website : Recommends the following for medial tibial stress syndrome, commonly known as shin splints: rest, ice to the effected area, decrease swelling by elevating leg above the heart, wear proper shoes, consider getting arch supports, and take otc pain meds. If your doctor has ordered something else, however, i would follow his or her directions because they know your case well. ...Read more

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Pain in both shins when arising?

Pain in both shins when arising?

Spine nerve irritate: Shin pain may be related to a spine problem.Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight.You will need. ...Read more

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What are shin spasms?

What are shin spasms?

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

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How can I make my shin stronger?

Wt bearing: As long as u r not trying 2 treat a stress fx or healing fx u can walk-low impact-high inpact, running jumping, hip sleds etc. If u already have trouble u need 2 see ur treator and follow his advise. If u r ok, an at-c can get u on a good progressive exercise program. ...Read more

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My shin hurts what should I do ?

My shin hurts what should I do

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To much shinaction.: There is not much to go on, but based on your age, you probably have shin splints. The probable cause is increased level of activity that your shin needs time to adjust to. Now, resting it is crucial to allow the inflammation to subside. Ice compression will help as well as taking Motrin, Advil (ibuprofen) or similar NSAIDs. Shoes with the correct measure of support and possibly a shin wrap may help also. ...Read more

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Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Are itchy shins a symptom of anything?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can the pain inside of my shin be?

Shin splints!: Slight tearing of the interosseus ligament running from the tibia to fibula is most likely. Compartment syndrome is possible. Trauma, including small fracture possible. You need to be examined and probably have x-rays to determine the cause! ...Read more

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The front of my shin hurts, what's wrong?

The front of my shin hurts, what's wrong?

Inflammation: Have you been working out, or increasing your activity level? You may have inflammation of the covering of the bone, or shin splints. A stress fracture may also cause pain. ...Read more

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Was kicked in the shin very hard, diagnosis?

Was kicked in the shin very hard, diagnosis?

We need more info: Can't begin to make a diagnosis without more information. There are several things that can happen when you get kicked in the shin - and it depends on how and what kicked you as well as how hard. Injuries can vary from a little scratch/bruise to a fractured leg to a severe compression syndrome (which can in some cases lead to amputation if left untreated). ...Read more