Shin Pain

Tibial Stress Fracture

A tibial stress fracture is a fracture of the tibia (shin bone) caused by an accumulation of repetitive stress and microtrauma. This repetitive stress commonly occurs in activities such as frequent running on hard surfaces where the tibia becomes overwhelmed by the amount of stress and does not rece ...

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Shin Splints (Tibial Stress Syndrome/Tibial Tendinitis)

The term ‘shin splints’ is used to describe a pain felt in the front or inside edges of the shin region. There are two types of shin splints; anterior (frontal) and posterior (rear) each involving different muscles. 1. Anterior Shin Splints involve the tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus ...

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