Leg Guides

Calf Strain

Calf strain symptoms: Calf strain’s are a common sporting injury. Also known as a ‘pulled calf’, a calf strain occurs when the calf muscle is stretched beyond its ability and the muscle tissue tears. The severity of the strain can be graded as a first, second and third degree strain....

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IT Band Syndrome

What is IT Band syndrome?: Your iliotibial (IT) band is a tendon that connects your knee to your hip. IT band syndrome (ITBS) results when this tendon becomes inflamed. ITBS has been compared to the feeling of somebody stabbing you in the side of the knee when you run, especially...

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Shin Splints (Medial tibial stress syndrome)

What are shin splints? Shin splints are very common in exercise and sport. The term refers to the pain people get along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia). Shin splints often develop after physical activity and are particularly associated with running. However, any intense athleticism can bring on shin...

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Shin Splints

What are shin splints? The term “shin splints” can refer to a number of ailments that involve pain in the shin area. Shin splints (or medial tibial stress syndrome) is one of the more common beginner running injuries. At their worst, shin splints can turn into a stress fracture along the...

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