Shin splints are a common problem, especially for women, athletes, military members and dancers. In addition to strenuous physical activity, anatomical abnormalities, muscle weakness, lack of flexibility and improper physical training can cause shin splints. If you are experiencing symptoms such as aching, tenderness, swelling or numbness, it’s time to see a professional for treatment.
Leg pain can occur in any part of the leg at any time of day, whether you’re exercising, resting or sleeping. Leg pain can result from everyday wear and tear, overuse, injury, blood clots, varicose veins or poor circulation. If you are experiencing pain, determining the type and exact location of the pain is key to determining the source of the pain. Based on our findings, we can decide on the appropriate treatment plan moving forward.