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Shin Splints

What Muscles Are Affected in Shin Splints?

Shin splints are a common injury that cause pain in the lower part of the leg. They are considered an overuse injury, and the hair...

Stretches for Shin Splints

Shin splints, otherwise known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), are a common running injury. If you have pain on either the...

How do I Strengthen the Muscles to Prevent Shin Splints?

Shin splints occur when stiff or overworked muscles in the lower leg must move beyond their natural range of motion while you run ...

How to Treat Shin Splints

Shin splints occur when stiff or overworked muscles and tendons in the lower leg begin to pull on the tibia bone and the connectiv...

Lateral Tibial Shin Splint Symptoms

Shin splints, though a commonly used term, is not a clinically defined medical diagnosis. The term generally refers to pain that o...

How to Heal Shin Splints Quickly

Stretching your leg muscles before strenuous activity can help to avoid shin splints, but even the most staunch stretcher may fall...

Healing Time for Shin Splints

Repetitive activities can lead to a painful inflammation of muscles, tendons and periosteum of the tibia. This condition is called...

Can I Use an Elliptical If I Have Shin Splints?

The shin contains muscles that run down the front of the tibia, called the tibialis anterior. Shin splints is known clinically as...

Exercises & Stretches for Shin Splints

Shin splits are a common problem for many athletes. According to the Sports Injury Clinic, the term shin splints is often used to ...

Nutrition for Shin Splints

Shin splints is the term used to describe pain that manifests in the front of your lower legs or shins. MedlinePlus states that if...
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