Shin Splints - Causes and How to Prevent

author : Team BT
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photoShin splints occur in up to 13.1% of all runners. Sixty-percent of those presented with this complaint have errors in training.

Member Case Study: Shin Splints?

author : AMSSM
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photoI've rested them for 6 weeks, twice. I've had Active Release Therapy, massages, I'm doing Trigger Point, and stretching. Yet, I'm still having issues and can't get above 3 miles.

Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

author : AMSSM
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photoThe diagnosis, treatment and prevention of posterior tibial tendonitis.

Member Case Study: Tibia Stress Fracture and ITB Syndrome

author : AMSSM
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photoBesides the obvious rest and strengthening/PT around the ankles, what can I do to further find the root cause and correct it? Also, what are doctors’ stances on active release?

Member Case Study: Shin Splints and Compression Socks

author : AMSSM
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photoWhat causes shin splints and what can I do to treat them and do compression socks work?

Member Case Study: Pain in Medial Tibial Shaft of Right Leg

author : AMSSM
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photoThe pain is palpable after a run mid shaft, medial to bone around the interosseous border. Resistive movement does not effect it. Most pain is with load bearing during a run.

Shin Pain from Cycling

author : AMSSM
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photoSince this summer I have been battling shin pain in both legs. I limited the running because I assumed that was the cause.

Member Case Study: Lower Leg Pain

author : AMSSM
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photoAfter the Marine Corps Marathon, I started developing left lower/lateral leg pain late in my marathon training and pushed through it.

Member Case Study: Muscle Cramps on the Shins

author : AMSSM
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photoWhat you're describing sounds very much like chronic exertional compartment syndrome. This can cause pain and numbness like you're describing.

Member Case Study: Spiral Fracture and Training

author : AMSSM
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photoThere is a definite strength difference between the two legs. Is there anything I can do to balance the strength in both legs? Anything I should be concerned about?

Should I Get an MRI for My Stress Fracture?

author : AMSSM
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photoI think I might have a stress fracture. I'm not sure that I want to spend the money on an MRI if the result is simply to rest as the treatment sounds the same with more money in my pocket.

Stress Fracture or Shin Splint?

author : AMSSM
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photoI have a sharp pain in my leg. I feel this throughout daily activities and while sitting at my desk as well. It has been ongoing, progressively worse, and much much more intense the past few weeks.

Member Case Study: Mild Pain on Right Leg When Running

author : AMSSM
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photoI've been having mild pain on my right leg when I run. The pain occurs when running and is present for a few hours afterwards, then is gone. Do you have any ideas?
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