Leg Injuries

Leg injuries include injuries to the bones and muscles of the thigh, hip, and shin. Some leg injuries may only affect part of the leg, while others may cause more widespread problems and extend into the foot or include the knee. Below are articles containing information about common sports-related leg injuries, including symptoms, diagnosis information, and treatment options.
Learn how shin splints refers to a number of conditions that cause diffuse pain along the inside of the shin and how it affects a large number of athletes, especially runners
Learn about the 5 most common symptoms of shin splints and what symptoms are not associated with the discorder
Learn about the various methods shin splints can be treated, including ones that can be done at home and others that require a doctor or physical therapist
Learn which parts of the hip joint cause your snapping hip syndrome in this video doctor reviewed video.
Learn about the 2 main surgical options for shin splints that can performed if they do not respond to conservative care
Treatments for chronic high hamstring tendinopathy include rest, ice and heat therapy, stretching and strengthening exercises, and medication. Extracorporeal shock-wave therapy may also help promote healing in the hamstrings.
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