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Shin pain seriously hurts running in basketball games?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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