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What Causes Shin Splints?


Monday, June 8th, 2015

What causes shin splints?

Shin splints, medically known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a term for pain in the front or inner part of the lower leg.  This common sports injury can involve inflammation to the muscles, tendons, and thin layer of tissue that covers the bone.  Although shin splints are most commonly associated with runners, they can impact the performance of all athletes ranging from basketball and soccer players to racquetball players.

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