Sports & Exercise

Shin Pain (Care of the Young Athlete)

Shin pain occurs most frequently in athletes involved in running, jumping, or high-impact sports. Shin pain can be caused by shin splints (also called medial tibial stress syndrome), a stress fracture of the tibia or fibula, or compartment syndrome (Figure 1). The most common source of shin pain in runners is shin splints.

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