Shin Splints & Shin Pain
What are Shin Splints?
Shin Splints is a term used to describe pain along the shin bone. It is a very common sporting injury and is a result of the muscle tearing away from its insertion on the shin bone.
Symptoms of Shin Splits are:
- Sharp pain
Shin splint pain generally worsens with increased activity and exercise and will subside after exercise ceases.
Common causes of Shin Splints are:
- Incorrect or worn out footwear
- Muscle weakness
- Running on hard surfaces
- Flat feet
How can a Podiatrist help?
A Podiatrist can diagnose Shin Splints and offer a wide range of solutions to help you getting back to the activities you love pain free! Orthotic therapy is also a treatment option available at our Cambridge Podiatry clinic in Wembley.
If you’re living or working in Wembley, Leederville, Floreat, Churchlands, Jolimont and Daglish. Let us help you today!