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Shin Splints (cont.)

Shin Splints Symptoms

Pain associated with MTSS most often occurs on the third of shinbone or the tibial bone that is furthest from the knee. The following are common signs and symptoms of MTSS:

  • A distinguishable lump or gap felt at that location
  • A "crunchy" feeling on that spot caused by inflammation
  • Four grades of pain:
    • during activity
    • before and after activity, but not affecting performance
    • before, during, and after athletic activity affecting performance
    • pain so severe that performance is impossible

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