How to Get rid of Shin splint Pain at Night
Get rid of Shin splint pain at night
Shin splint pain at night needs immediate medical attention. It may be bony shin splint which is a generalized ache in the lower leg on exercise. Pain may be present when pressing tibia. Shin splint pain can become severe when doing sporting activity but subside when resting. Don’t get upset, this problem can be solved by doing muscle strengthening exercises.
The most common sources of shin splints are: Tendinitis, stress fractures and compartment syndrome, high impact training, excess training, poor technique or biomechanical problems such as flat feet or pronation, standing for long periods and wearing high heeled shoes.
Diagnosis to confirm shin splints is done by using patient history, physical examination, radiology and measuring the pressure within the compartments. High resolution x-ray computed tomography scans have high accuracy than magnetic resonance imaging.
How to cure Shin splint pain at night
Rest, ice, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and physiotherapy may be tried at the beginning. The sufferer should reduce the duration and intensity of his exercises. Specially fitted footwear and low energy extra corporeal shockwave therapy are also useful in treating shin splints.
By understanding, identifying and treating the specific problems that are causing your shin splints you can get rid of the condition permanently. Exercises like toe raises, calf raises and inner and outer thigh raises help quick recovery. For instance, by performing inner and outer thigh raises( a machine can be used at gym) you will create a better balance between the two muscles so that they are not experiencing a muscular imbalance.
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