Shin Splints can be found in the front or side of the lower leg and are common in runners, footballers, netballers and other athletes who need to run or have high impact in their sports. People involved in causal running and long distant walking are also prone to Shin Splints.
Most shin pain is a result of chronic overuse causing an overloading on the structures of the bones, muscles and tendons. Common causes also include:
Shin Splints can be diagnosed through medical history and a physical examination of the shins and surrounding muscles.
At complete Chiropractic our Sports Therapists can provide individual treatment and rehabilitation to suit your requirements. Along with hands-on treatment, they will also provide you with exercises and treatment that can be done at home. Treatment will help promote a speedy and safe recovery using series of treatments: