Burning Shin Pain

A burning pain in the shin where the shin may feel warm to the touch on either the inside or the outside. If the symptoms also include a pins and needles, tingling or numb sensation then nerve injury may be involved and can be related to the back or from the peroneal nerve.

Compartment syndrome can also cause a burning pain in the shin. Injuries and conditions that cause burning pain in the shins are listed below:
  • Shin Pain

    Pain in the shin is usually gradual onset and can be difficult to get rid of. Shin splints are known as pain on the inside of the shin but are not a diagnosis in itself but a description of symptoms. Most causes of shin pain in athletes are from bone stress, insufficient blood flow, tendon inflammation, compartment syndrome or nerve entrapment.