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What actually are the dreaded "shin splints"?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Mark Galland
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Tibial pain

Discomfort involving the soft tissue surrounding the tibia bone in the lower leg.
Commonly occurs in runners or sports with repetitive impact. The pain can be nagging and chronic.

In brief: Tibial pain

Discomfort involving the soft tissue surrounding the tibia bone in the lower leg.
Commonly occurs in runners or sports with repetitive impact. The pain can be nagging and chronic.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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