Pain felt on the lower leg (tibia or shinbone) can be attributed to shin splints, stress fracture, tendonitis, or compartment syndrome. For a quick diagnosis, try pressing your fingers on and around the area where you feel pain. If the length of pain is 2 inches and/or more, it is probably a shin splint. Shin [...]
For a quick do-it-yourself diagnosis if you have shin splints follow these instructions. First, press your index and middle fingers on the spot where you feel pain. Then, softly press around the area. If the pain you are feeling is along an area of the leg ranging from 2 to 3 inches or more, then [...]
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