Not sure if this is shin splints or not..
Back in March I put running on the backburner due to a pain in my shin. It felt like a shooting pain at a particular point on the shin, so I assumed it was a stress fracture.
Fast forward to now and the pain now feels almost like bubbling under the shin. This moves around at different points in the shin. I can run 1km on the treadmill ok but anything on the road flares it up.
Does anyone know what I can do/what it could be? I am currently icing and massaging using Volatarol, but at a bit of a loose end otherwise as it doesn't seem to be getting overly better, despite me resting it. Shin splints can't last two months, can they?
Hi Tim, thanks for the fast response.
I can hop fine. That's what makes me think it's not a SF.
The pain isn't on the bone per se, but very close - possibly tissue-related. And the bubbling is purely a pain, there is no physical evidence of it. It comes and goes during the day.
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