Shin Splints

Osteopathy Treats Shin Splints

Osteopathy Treats Shin Splints – Medial tibial Stress syndrome Shin splints is a term given to pain, on the inside of the shinbone (tibia), the large bone in the front of your lower leg. Pain can vary in intensity from a mild soreness to a burning/tearing sensation Shin splints are due to overuse, where repetitive stretching forces on the key stabilising tendon of the lower leg (tibialis posterior) causing inflammation of the sheath that surrounds the tibia (known as the periostium).

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