WHY DO YOU HAVE SHIN SPLINTS?
Running, jumping or high impact activities
Playing sports and being active
Long periods of standing or walking during work
General muscle tightness
Wearing shoes with poor cushioning or support
Standing on hard surfaces and walking barefoot
WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE?
Sharp stabbing pain or dull ache
Pain on the inside of the leg
Can also have pain on the inside of the ankle or foot
Worse with increased activity, especially the following day
Worse with running & playing sports
Worse with long standing and walking at work