Athletes! Many of you have sacrificed your feet to athletic footwear for far too long. It shouldn’t have to be this way. Sport-specific footwear is often full of the latest and greatest technology, designed to help protect the foot while enhancing athletic performance—yet basic human anatomy is ignored.
February 2, 2022
Shin splints, sometimes called medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or tibial periostitis/fasciitis, are one of the most common lower leg injuries seen in athletics. Shin splint pain typically radiates along the medial and posterior edges of the shin bone (tibia) and is often associated with a sudden significant increase in activity, such as initiating a new training regimen or playing a new sport.