What are shin splints? Shin splints are a common running injury and typically occur at the front (anterior shin splints) or at the edges, towards the back of the shin (posterior shin splints). Anatomy The tibialis anterior muscle at the front of the shin is responsible for pulling your toes up towards you and, during …..
In the final part of our three blogs looking at pain around the shins, this time it’s stress fractures. Just as overuse and over-exertion can lead to muscle and tendon injuries, it can also impact our bones. This can happen as a result of a significant increase in training or mileage – it’s something that …..