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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

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by Kellicker PG

(MTSS; Shin Splints; Medial Distal Tibial Syndrome, MDTS; Medial Tibial Syndrome; Stress-Related Anterior Lower Leg Pain; Spike Soreness)

 

Risk Factors

These factors increase your chance of MTSS. Tell your doctor if you have any of these risk factors:
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
http://www.aaos.org

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
http://www.sportsmed.org

American Physical Therapists Association
http://www.apta.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Medical Association
http://www.cma.ca/

Canadian Orthopaedic Association
http://www.coa-aco.org/

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
http://www.canorth.org/

 

References


AOSSM sports tips. AOSSM website. Available at: http://www.sportsmed.org/secure/reveal/admin/uploads/documents/ST%20Running%20and%20Jogging%2008.pdf . Accessed November 13, 2008.


Conquering medial tibial stress syndrome. Podiatry Today website. Available at: http://www.podiatrytoday.com/article/5031 . Accessed November 13, 2008.


Cosca DD, Navazio F. Common Problems in Endurance Athletes. American Family Physician —Volume 76, Issue 2 (July 2007).


Craig DI. Medial tibial stress syndrome: evidence based- prevention. Journal of Athletic Training . 2008;43(3):316–318.


Shin splints. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated April 27, 2009. Accessed June 11, 2009.


Shin splints. Mayo Clinic website. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/shin-splints/DS00271 . Accessed November 13, 2008.

 

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