Shin splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome)

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What are Shin Splints?

Shin splints are a common form of lower limb pain which occur during or after exercise. It is caused by excessive stress on the shin bone (tibia) and surrounding muscles.

Shin splints are commonly split into three categories
Symptoms of Shin Splints:
Causes of Shin Splints:
Treatment of Shin Splints:

It is important to seek treatment for shin pain as soon as possible so we can reduce your time away from, your sporting activity and reduce the chances of complications (ie. Stress fractures).

Some recommended treatment options include:



  • Minto
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  • Campbelltown
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  • Raby
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