Causes of Shin Splints
According to Scottsdale’s top doctor, Mark Forman, DPM, MBA, FAPWCA, shin splints occur when the muscles and tendon around the tibia (bone in the lower part of the leg beneath the knee) is inflamed. Inflammation occurs when the muscles are overused and not stretched properly. Additionally, when changing your training routines or exercise, it can trigger inflammation.
Symptoms of Shin Splints
Sharp pain along either side of the shin.
Pain both during and after exercise.
Tenderness or soreness.
Fortunately, shin splints are very treatable. Our well-trained team in our Scottsdale office, Put Your Feet First, can offer several remedies to combat and prevent this debilitating syndrome from occurring.
Not only will we demonstrate excellent stretching exercises to implement in your home to help prevent shin splint syndrome, but we also have remedies to cure you of this ailment. Depending on the severity, we can start you on the course of massage therapy, physical therapy, and orthotics.
Our customized orthotics are a quick and easy solution to protect your feet not only from shin splints, but from a myriad of other problems. We use our 3D equipment to scan your feet to produce orthotics that support every crevice of your feet. This support helps eliminate many problems including shin splint and even help with balance, stance, and movement.
If you are noticing any of these symptoms please contact our office as soon as possible. We care about you and your feet. Please let us help you by scheduling a consultation with us now. Reach us via website or by phone: 480. 423. 8400.