What are Shin Splints?
Shin pain or shin splints refers to pain down the front bone of your lower leg, called the tibia. Anyone can suffer from shin splints but it is very common in runners, triathletes and in the sporting community. There are two common sites for shin splints:
- Anterior shin splints – refers to the front portion of your tibia bone
- Posterior shin splints – usually occurring more on the inside of your lower leg, along the tibia bone