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What do you know about Shin Splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome)?
-Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) develops when too much stress is placed on the tibia (main shin bone).
-MTSS pain is commonly noted in the middle or bottom third of the inside of the shin. The pain may be sharp when you touch the tender area, or occur as an ache during or after exercise.
-Perform dynamic stretches before exercising and static stretches after exercise.
-Perform strength and endurance exercises for the foot, hip, and pelvic muscles, and balance exercises on each leg.
***Contact your physician to refer you to physical therapy for a full evaluation as soon as symptoms begin for immediate attention and a quicker recovery!***
This information and more about MTSS found at: http://www.moveforwardpt.com/SymptomsConditionsDetail.aspx?cid=2490a5b7-f185-44ed-a6b1-5518984c902d
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Shin Splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome )

Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is a condition that causes pain on the inside of the shin (the front part of the leg between the knee and ankle).