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Shin Splints


Medial tibial stress syndrome (shin splints) are a common complaint describing pain felt along the inside or front edge of the shin bone. This is a common concern for runners or sports with a large amount of running/jumping.

Shin splints generally occur as a result of a sudden increase in the frequency, duration and intensity of activity. It can be linked to inappropriate footwear, foot posture, hard training surfaces, and certain types of activity.


may include: 

> rest, ice, compression, and elevation

> footwear modifications

> stretching and strengthening exercises

> strapping

> orthotic therapy

> foot mobilisation

> shockwave or dry needling

> load and activity management

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