Shin Splints (Video)

By: Tim Maggs, DC

Lower leg pain associated with overuse typical of runners and other athletes is broadly defined as “shin splints.” Numerous conditions fall within this category of injuries, and various theories exist for their causes. Understanding the role of lower extremity biomechanics, especially those involving the subtalar joint, is critical to effective treatment:

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“Shin splints” has become a household word as more people pursue exercise for recreation and better health. The term describes a painful, potentially debilitating condition of the lower leg associated with overuse and characterized by strain of leg muscles at bony attachments resulting in pain which is aggravated by exercise and relieved by rest…

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