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
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 about the most common ways shin splints can occur
Shin Splints Diagnosis
Learn about the 3 main ways shin splints are dianosed
Shin Splints Symptoms
Learn about the 5 most common symptoms of shin splints and what symptoms are not associated with the discorder
Shin Splints Treatment
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.
If non-invasive or minimally invasive treatment of chronic high hamstring tendinopathy is unsuccessful, surgical options can yield very good outcomes.
Surgery for Shin Splints
Learn about the 2 main surgical options for shin splints that can performed if they do not respond to conservative care
Chronic high (proximal) hamstring tendinopathy symptoms often present during repetitive activities, and can include posterior pain, pain during running, and sciatica.
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.