Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a term that refers to pain felt in the front side bone in the lower leg, according to Mayo Clinic. It is a common injury for runners, dancers, military recrui... More »

Applying ice to the affected leg, taking anti-inflammatory painkillers and performing range-of-motion exercises are good remedies for shin splints, according to WebMD. It also helps to use commercial or custom shoe inser... More »

Shin splints often heal on their own, but resting the legs, applying ice and taking over-the-counter pain relievers can help to speed things along, states WebMD. Other treatments include orthotics, range-of-motion exerci... More »

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Shin pain, medically known as shin splints or medial tibial stress syndrome, is best treated with rest, according to Medical News Today. Most doctors recommend two weeks of little to no strenuous physical activities. Lig... More »

Shin splints cause discomfort, pain or tenderness on the inner part of the lower leg. There may also be swelling of the lower leg or pain that is worsened during physical activity, according to WebMD. More »

Shin splints are caused by overuse of the muscles of the lower leg, repetitive impact with flat feet, stress fractures in the shin bones or weakness in stabilizer muscles supporting lower-leg muscles, according to WebMD.... More »

Natural treatments for shin splints, the inflammation of muscles of the front lower leg, include applying ice, taking anti-inflammatory medications such as aspirin or ibuprofen, taping the shin splint. and wearing a neoc... More »