Shin splints refer to the pain in the front of the leg that affects the tibia bone.
Medial tibial stress syndrome, as it is medically known, is common in runners, dancers or athlete that have increased or intensified their training routines.
Shin splints present with:
- Swelling of the shinbone and lower leg are common symptoms.
A sudden increase in the intensity, duration or frequency of exercise, running on uneven terrain or having flat feet or high arches are all risk factors for shin splints.
At HALO Clinic we see clients who are having difficulty excelling or participating in their activities as a result of shin splints. Calgary residents who seek our care can expect a comprehensive approach that may include Chiropractic Manual Therapies, Active Release Therapy, Graston Therapy. We also utilize Massage Therapy, Exercise Prescription, Orthotics and Acupuncture.
If you are suffering any pain and would like to help with pain management, then contact us.