What is a shin splint? Pain along or just behind the shinbone (tibia) that occurs during physical activity and result from too much force being placed on your shinbone and connective tissues that attach your muscles to the bone. If pain is severe it is important to see a medical provider to rule out stress fracture or other injury.
What are risk factors for shin splints?
How can I prevent shin splints?
How should I treat a shin splint? (This can take weeks to months)
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*As always this is not intended as medical diagnosis, please see your own medical provider