Shin Splints: what causes them and what can I do about it?

 Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS), or ‘Shin Splints’, is an overuse or repetitive strain injury of the lower leg. It involves the muscles around the shin: the Tibialis Anterior, Tibialis Posterior, and the Soleus. It is the most common injury seen in runners, and more often affects women over men.   Initially when shin splints start …

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