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What Are The Typical Symptoms Of Shin Splints
Dull achy pain: Shin splints cause dull, aching pain in the front of the lower leg. Some people feel it only during exercise. Some people only when they stop exercising. Pain can be constant. The location depends on the cause - either along the shinbone or in the muscles. The anterior shin may painful to the touch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Describe the mechanism of injury (moi) for shin splints and list three symptoms?
Explain how rice helps an acute injury?
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Homework?: Shin splints are caused by inflammation of the periosteum of the tibia bone. Symptons include pain, swelling, slight warmth to touch in the region of the inner lower shin. Rest ice compression elevation helps acute injury by decreasing additional stress/injury (rest) and by decreasing inflammation in the injured area. ...Read more
Maybe something else: Usually shin splints will take longer than a few weeks to go away. However, if you feel you have rested and done the stretching enough to relieve the discomfort, you may need to be evaluated for another fairly common condition that mimics shin splints: tibial stress fractures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on severity: Shin splints are typically caused by either a local inflammation of the bone lining in your leg or compromised leg blood flow during exercise. Both issues usually don't require any aggressive management unless you are having constant pain, including night pain, pain with walking/standing or worsening pain. If any of these symptoms are present, visit your primary care or orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anyone recommend a good exercise while I have/treat shin splints. I don't have access to a pool. Setups? Push-ups? Thank you
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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