Ways to Prevent Shin Splints

Ways to Prevent Shin Splints

by Crystal (SU)
Painful shin splints occur as a result of stress being placed on the lower part of the leg. The scientific name for shin splints is medial tibial stress syndrome, referring to stress related injury on the tibia bone. Athletes and persons who exercise regularly may experience the pain of shin splints. Of running related and court-related sports injuries, shin splints are the most common, but they can be prevented.