Can shin splints cause knee and ankle pain?

YES. Depending upon the structure and function of the entire extremity, the ligaments around the knee and ankle can be strained, causing pain.
Shin Splints. Will cause pain in the leg muscles. It does not cause joint pain.

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I'm training for a marathon and rolled my ankle and was out for 3 weeks now back but bad pain below knee, is this a shin splint?

It may be. Pain is the body's way of telling us that we are doing too much and it is causing injury. You need to rest, ice and elevate. See your doctor for follow up and if symptoms persist despite immobilization, consider bone scan versus mri. Good luck! Read more...
Maybe- exam needed. A sudden uptick in mileage or intensity after a period of rest is often the recipe for a stress injury such as a tibial stress reaction (shin splint) or frank stress fracture. Obtain an orthopaedic evaluation to obtain a diagnosis and treatment plan specific to your injury and situation. Read more...

I have MS. I've been having bad shin splints and my left leg from knee down is swollen for weeks. What is this?

Knee symptoms. Although patients with MS can have various symptoms throughout the body due to active MS inflammation, your symptoms may or may not be related. MS patients have non neurological knee and leg problems just as much as anyone else. If your MS specialist is convinced that your MS is dormant, you need a good workup by a specialist for your leg symptoms. Ask your Doctor for a referral. Read more...
Weeks??? Have you not let your neurologist know that this has been going on? If not, you should right away. MS does not cause swelling but complications of MS could. Do not delay any longer. Read more...
Left leg. Your local swelling is not due to the MS, and is more likely an issue regarding inflammation or venous congestion. Would recommend ultrasound imaging as possible that you could be experiencing thrombophlebitis in left leg veins, but you do need evaluation from your doctor also. Read more...

Can a shin splint cause ache to inner leg below tibia? Ran Sat. & inflamed it but haven't since. Rice/med. Is it normal to feel pull or twinge/weak?

Post running pain. Shin splints r usually a consequence of repetitive running by increasing ones distance or time running too quickly. If one has inner leg pain after one run it is more likely to be a Muscle strain. Keep up with regimen of rice and decrease running time at least by 30-40% Read more...

Can a black widow bite cause a feeling of a shin splint up the leg? What should be done, if anything? I think a received a bite from a spider, but this one is much more painful then anything I've experienced in the past. (i recently discovered we have bla

Yes, . Yes, black widow spiders can cause severe muscle cramping and this is considered a sign of black widow spider bites. These can be dangerous and you should have a medical evaluation. For very mild symptoms, just oral pain medications (advil, tylenol) can be used, but if it is a severe bite or an unstable patient, then sometimes anti-venom must be given or the patient may need iv's and other supportive care. If you have worsening symptoms, fever, redness, or any shortness of breath then you must be seen as an emergency. Read more...
?Infection. Very often, these are areas of infection, rather than black widow spider bites. If you have any signs of infection such as redness swelling streaking or an area of skin loss, you need treatment. Read more...

Hi, for the last week my knees have been buckling and my leg gives out for a second and goes back to normal but causes ankle pain. Any insight?

Knee buckling. Do the knees buckle because of pain or because of weakness? There could be a knee problem or muscle weakness as the cause of the buckling. An orthopedic surgeon may be the best person to evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment. Read more...

Shin has been hurting only below knee. Can barely touch it in the spot cause of pain. Been traveling alot... can it be shin splint or something else?

Could be bursitis. Probably Pes Anserine Bursitis. The pes anserine bursa is below the knee on the medial (inner) side. If you are flat footed, shoe incerts to support the arch might help the stress on the pes. Read more...

I have running shin splints and leg sore?

Pronation issue. It is entirely possible that a biomechanical abnormality in your lower extremity is contributing to this problem. Often hyperpronation or muscle imbalance such as tight heel chords can contribute. Read more...