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What are the typical symptoms of shin splints?

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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Chen
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Dr. Eran Kessous
Sports Medicine

In brief: Leg pain

Anteromedial (front an inward) leg pain is the most common symptom. Mild cases only with running, and severe cases even with walking/standing.
Shin splints are the beginning of a stress injury/fracture, so should not be taken lightly.

In brief: Leg pain

Anteromedial (front an inward) leg pain is the most common symptom. Mild cases only with running, and severe cases even with walking/standing.
Shin splints are the beginning of a stress injury/fracture, so should not be taken lightly.
Dr. Eran Kessous
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