Aching shins

Tibialis anterior muscle - Anterior compartment syndrome

Anterior Compartment Syndrome

Anterior compartment syndrome (anterior shin splints) occurs when the big muscle on the outside front of the shin becomes too big for the sheath that surrounds it. Acute compartment syndrome (sudden onset) is a medical

Tibia stress fracture

Tibial Stress Fracture

A tibial stress fracture is a hairline fracture of the tibia bone. It is caused by overuse or repetitive stress. Symptoms Tibial stress fracture symptoms are very similar to shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome)

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