Facebook Live – Shin Pain! What it Feels Like!

Facebook Live 1st October 2019

Shin pain There are 3 common types of shin pain
1.    Shin splints also referred to as medial tibial stress syndrome
2.    Tibial stress fracture
3.    Chronic compartment syndrome
Out of these three the one we see the most in clinic is shin splits It is import to remember that despite its name, the pain is not coming from the bone splinting it is the surrounding soft tissue the most common signs and symptoms of this condition are;
•    Pain that is present on both legs
•    Pain on the lower 1/3 of the shin
•    At the commencement of activity pain will be present. As activity continues it will start to ease however towards the end and after is when you may start to notice a sharp stabbing pain