Shin Splints Topic Guide

Shin Splints Shin Splints: Shin splints is pain along the shin bone that may be caused by muscle strain, muscle tightness, overuse, poor biomechanical alignment, or anterior compartment syndromes. Additional symptoms include a crunchy feeling caused by inflammation and a lump or gap felt at the site of pain. Treatment may involve rest, ice, compression, and elevation, along with the use of antiinflammatory medications.

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