Physio appointments & enquiries
Shin Splints is the name given to pain along the inside of the shin bone, it is a common injury complaint for long distance runners.
Physiotherapists will carry out a full assessment, and also look at your running style.
At City Physio Clinics, we have trained Physiotherapists that are also runners themselves. If you wish to be treated by a professional that has running experience please mention this when booking your appointment.
The calf is made up of two muscles called gastrocnemius (closest to the knee) and soleus (sits below gastroc). Damage to either of these muscles would result in sudden onset of pain, swelling may follow, and you are likely to find it difficult to walk.
The best first hand treatment for this injury is the P.R.I.C.E regime:
This type of injury usually responds well to physiotherapy input and advice. If this is a running injury, please mention this when booking an initial assessment with City Physio Clinics.