Shin Splints  – A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

Updated February, 2024 “Shin splints” is a vague term, used to refer to pain in the lower part of the shin bone. It is vague because pain on the shin can mean pain on the outside of the leg, inside of the leg, pain from a stress fracture,  or pain from compartment syndrome. The medical…

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Physical Therapy for Shin Splints

Physical Therapy for Shin Splints The shinbone or the tibia is the front surface of the lower leg. This part of the body is under constant stress and strain when we walk, jump and run. An overuse injury happens when a certain threshold of tolerance is crossed. This is a condition called shin splints. Intense…

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Can physical therapy help with shin splints?

The shinbone or the tibia is the front surface of the lower leg. This part of the body is under constant stress and strain when we walk, jump and run. An overuse injury happens when a certain threshold of tolerance is crossed. This is a condition called shin splints. Intense pain occurs on the front,…

Posted by Kate Mason in PT eDigest