Shin Splints

Muscle tension at the periostium of the tibia (sheath surrounding the bone) can lead to tension and inflammation and tenderness at the front and side of the shin bone. It’s usually caused by overuse.

How to tell if you have a difficulty with shin splints

You experience:

  • Pain in the shin area
  • Slight bumps at the shin
  • It’s particularly painful when you start exercising