January 31, 2017
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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin Splints

“Shin Splints” is a widely used term to describe a number of different conditions that cause pain in the lower leg region.

January 31, 2017
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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

The term shin splints has been widely used as a catch-all term referring to a collection of different conditions that cause lower leg pain. The term Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) better defines the injury and separates it from injuries such as stress fractures or compartment syndrome.

January 31, 2017
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Anterior (Tibial) Compartment Syndrome

Anterior (Tibial) Compartment Syndrome

Anterior (Tibial) Compartment Syndrome

The anterior (tibial) compartment syndrome, also called anterior or lateral shin splints, usually occurs when a runner changes from a flatfooted to a toe-running style, begins interval training on a track or hill, or runs in a shoe with a sole that is too flexible.

January 31, 2017
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Achilles Tendinosis

Achilles Tendinosis

Achilles Tendinosis

Tendons are the body tissues that connect muscle bellies to our bones. The achilles tendon is the rope-like structure running from the calf muscle in the back of your leg down to the heel bone.

January 19, 2017
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Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica

Even though pain at the back of thigh can be due to the Sciatic nerve, the reality is that pain in this area is often due to a number of other causes such as pain directly from your back, muscle strain of the glutes or hamstrings and even trigger points or muscle tension.