Strapping for shin splints

Strapping for Shin Splints

If you’re experiencing pain in the inner, lower portion of your shin which appears during or after exercise, it is very likely that you have developed a condition called shin splits. Fortunately, they aren’t a serious condition and although they can be annoying, shin splint treatment is simple and easy to follow. The first thing […]

Posterior Shin Splints

Posterior Shin Splints

Posterior shin splints, also known as Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction or Posterior Tibial Tendonitis, is a condition which affects the tibialis posterior tendon, causing it to weaken and become painful. In more severe cases, the tendon can even rupture. Another consequence can be developing flat foot, since the tendon loses the strength it requires to […]

Shin Cramps

shin cramps

Cramps are painful muscular contractions. In most cases, shin cramps aren’t a serious condition and don’t represent any danger to your health; however, it is useful to understand what causes them so that you can recognize when they might be the first symptom of a more serious condition. Generally, shin cramps are caused by muscular fatigue, and […]

What Are Shin Splints?

What are shin splints

Shin splints are characterised by pain along the inner, lower portion of the shin; this pain is usually dull at first, but it can become more severe as the condition worsens. It is usually felt during or after performing vigorous physical activities, and it is felt over an area of at least 5 centimetres; it […]

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Media Tibial Stress Syndrome

The term Media Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is used to describe different injuries which cause pain in the inner, lower portion of the leg. Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome is also commonly referred to as shin splints; however, many experts believe that Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome is the correct term to describe this condition, since it […]