shin splints


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shin splints

[′shin ‚splins]
(medicine)
An injury and an inflammation of the lower leg muscles and bones of the lower and middle third of the tibia and fibula, seen in athletes such as runners or basketball and football players.
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Q: I think I have a shin splint from overtraining a few months ago.
Dyer has suffered from shin splints for the last 12 months.
Shin splints - often a result of over-exercise - causes pains at the front of the lower leg.
WARWICKSHIRE are carefully monitoring Chris Woakes' workload to try to prevent a recurrence of the shin splints problem that ruled him out of the team earlier this season.
He said: "I have been injured for the best part of seven months with shin splints after I came back from Ireland where I have been playing in the Southern League.
GRAEME McDOWELL fired a parting shot at the Irish Open organisers yesterday after he limped out of action with shin splints.
Nicholl was dogged by shin splints from playing on plastic pitches for Toronto Blizzard in the North American Soccer League.
Any advice to make sure the shin splints don't come back?
The Durham fast bowler, tipped for a recall prior to the second Test at Edgbaston, has had to wait patiently for his chance at international level after being plagued for the last couple of months with shin splints.
Shin splints can linger but can also clear quickly.
Track can be problematic for dancers with hypermobile knees who are prone to shin splints and tendonitis.