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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?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. April Chin
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
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