Treatment depends... "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 will guide a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. (drmarkgalland.Com).
Pain. Typicallly shinsplints are overuse injuries from running, or playing sports on hard surfaces. The muscles that attach to the tibial become inflamed making sports and other activities difficulty. Sometimes it is impotant to get an xray or an mri to rule out a possible stress fracture which is more serious.