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Why Does My Shin Hurt When I Run
Why does my shin: You need a thorough bio mechanical exam by a podiatrist of your lower extremities to see if it is tendinitis, if one leg is shorter than another, very rarely a stress fracture of the tibia. Need to check if you are using the right sneakers for your foot type, might need proper stretching before running and orthotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Shins hurt when I run/jump.I had shin splints a few years ago then I stopped exercising thinking they'd go away.But they are still there.what do I do?
Be seen: I would be seen as it may sometimes have a simple solution. Chronic shin "splints" can often be associated with foot malalignment problems that are often quite treatable. ...Read more
Why do the front of my lower legs (shins?) hurt when i run/walk more than usual? Lasts a few days or more
Sounds like shin: Splints or medial tibial stress syndrome. It's related to repetitive stress to the shin bones(tibia) and the associated soft tissue. Excessive uphill, downhill, uneven terrain, or hard surfaces jogging/running contributes as does worn-out shoes or suboptimal biomechanics around the way your foot plants/strikes on the ground. ...Read more
Shin splints???: Not everyone gets shin splints, but it created pain and discomfort over time. Need to stretch before and after, and make sure you are will hydrated. Shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome) is an inflammation of the muscles, tendons, and bone tissue around your tibia. Pain typically occurs along the inner border of the tibia, where muscles attach to the bone. ...Read more
Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated banging of certain exercises, you will get pain that can be severe. You can use ice to help, pre treat with Ibuprofen in the future, and get some advice from an exercise therapist about how to minimize this in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a lacrosse player. I run all the time. In my shin i can pinpoint where it hurts.Begining of run:hurts a little, during:not so much, after:alot!
May be a fracture : By history you may have shin splints or a stress fracture. With an x-ray your doctor may be able to make the diagnosis. Sometimes there can be a stress fracture eventhough the x-ray is normal. In those cases a bone scan or MRI may be necessary. Shin splints and stress fractures are treated differently so it is worthwhile to know what you actually have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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