What are shin splints?
Shin is irritation at the front of the shin bone (tibia) where the muscles attach. Main shin splint symptoms are pain in the lower leg along the front with some swelling & tenderness caused by overloading the lower leg muscles, tendons & tibia bone in high impact & repetitive activities. You most likely develop shin splints when running.
Treatment for shin splints
Your physiotherapist will physically assess & test to diagnose what shin splint type; use hands on physiotherapy, shockwave therapy, dry needling and taping. Provide & advise exercises for shin splints via our exercise prescription software Salaso and prescribe insoles for shin splints, compression socks or orthotics.
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