Shin splints pain is caused from inflammation in the tissue where tendon or muscle attaches to bone. Shin splints commonly occur due to overuse or overload of the muscle, tendon and/or bone junction.Book A Consultation
An acute shin splint pain episode can settle and you can return to sport if a program has been completed over 2-4 weeks as guided by your Physiotherapist.
Some of the symptoms of shin splints pain are:
Shin splints are often due to training error (too much too soon), biomechanics (poor foot alignment) or not having adequate strength around the pelvis resulting in increased loading through the shin when performing weight bearing activities.
Shin splint pain is something that can require the help of professionals in order to properly diagnose and treat. Occasionally, there can be underlying issues that are actually the root cause of the problem. We encourage our patients to do the following: