is due to the inflammation of the tendons on the inside of the front of the lower leg. This is basically the definition of shinsplints. (Sports medicine specialists don’t like to use the term shinsplints because it commonly refers to several lower
afterwards. The aspirin is absorbed into the irritated area and is very effective at calming the inflammation. Dr Patrick Milroy, RW Medical Advisor.
or physio may find swelling in front of your Achilles tendon or an indication that there’s fluid within your ankle joint. However, there may also be other tender areas where soft tissues have been over-stretched or pulled. A specialist will look for signs
. Proprioception, described as an awareness of where the body is in space, must be restored with specialist exercises before the injury can be considered fully cured.Recovery timeDepending upon the severity of the injury and any associated problems, cure can take
. The foot has such a complex and delicate structure that you should walk home and see a specialist as soon as possible.Is the pain… a blister forming?You should… aim to minimise the friction against your skin. Putting a tissue around the area can be a good
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