Constant Shin Pain

Tibialis anterior muscle - Anterior compartment syndrome

Anterior Compartment Syndrome

Anterior compartment syndrome, also known as anterior shin splints arises when the big muscle on the outside front of the lower leg becomes too big for the sheath that surrounds it causing pain. Anterior compartment syndrome can be acute or chronic. Acute compartment syndrome is a sudden onset and causes considerable pain. It is often …

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Tibial Stress Fracture

A tibial stress fracture is a hairline fracture of the tibia bone in the lower leg caused by overuse or repetitive stress. Symptoms are very similar to ‘shin splints’ with gradual onset pain on the inside of the shin. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Tibial stress fracture symptoms Symptoms of …

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