Leg Injury Guides

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Shin Splints

What are shin splints? The term “shin splints” can refer to a number of ailments that involve pain in the shin area. Shin splints (or medial tibial stress syndrome) is one of the more common...

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IT Band Syndrome

What is IT Band syndrome?: Your iliotibial (IT) band is a tendon that connects your knee to your hip. IT band syndrome (ITBS) results when this tendon becomes inflamed. ITBS has been compared to the...

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury (RSI) relates to the overuse of muscles and tendons in the body, particularly the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and neck. There are...

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Shin Splints (Medial tibial stress syndrome)

What are shin splints? Shin splints are very common in exercise and sport. The term refers to the pain people get along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia). Shin splints often develop after...

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Calf Strain

Calf strain symptoms: Calf strain’s are a common sporting injury. Also known as a ‘pulled calf’, a calf strain occurs when the calf muscle is stretched beyond its ability and the muscle tissue...

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