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 …..
‘Shin splints’ is a fairly dated term now and one that gets used to describe a lot of different issues relating to pain around the shin area. For runners and walkers it’s something that you’ll have almost certainly heard of. Rather than a ‘single’ problem or issue, shin splints is an umbrella tem and so …..