Shin Splints

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Shin Splints and Running Shoes

Shin Pain is common in runners.....especially new long distance runners.  A catch-all term for shin pain is "shin splints".  I call this a garbage can diagnosis because that is where it the can.  Shin splints is a term used to describe your muscles "splinting" in their response to inj [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:40+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Running Injuries|0 Comments

Navy Seal with Stress Fractures

Yesterday was a long day.  I started at 8am treating patients straight through 5pm.  Then I had a few X-rays and MRI’s to review that had been sitting on my pile of “to do’s”.  I finally finished that about 6:30 and had to start making a pair of custom orthotics for another patient.  I walked out of [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:56:13+00:00 October 4th, 2012|Running Injuries|1 Comment

Suffering from Shin Splints?

Do you ever feel a sharp radiating pain during your daily run or trail running events in San Diego? And does that pain get progressively worse with every step? If so, you are likely suffering from Shin Splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS for short). So what causes Shin Splints? Everythi [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:56:26+00:00 August 3rd, 2011|Running Injuries|0 Comments

Shin Splints are a Common Running Overuse Injury

1. The runner clearly had posterior tibialis tendonitis, better known as shin splints.......sometimes referred to as medial tibial stress syndrome. She did not have an "achilles issue". When the massuese did not know what was wrong she should have given advice to possibly rest until it does not hurt, see a doctor or even talk to the running coach.

By | 2018-03-22T10:56:33+00:00 March 2nd, 2011|Running Injuries|0 Comments