Why Do Runners Get Shin Splints?

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If you’ve ever felt a nagging pain or tingling along the inside of your shinbone (tibia), you may have what’s known as shin splints. The good news is with proper recovery and tips from your physical therapist, this injury doesn’t have to keep you from doing what you love. Click here to learn more about shin splints and how they’re treated.

If you experience any aches or pains or something doesn’t feel quite right as you run, let Athletico take a look. Start with a free assessment and let their team fully evaluate your condition so they can recommend the best treatment option for you. There’s no cost or obligation; they just want you to start feeling better so you can cross the finish line on race day. Free assessments are available in-clinic and online through their telehealth platform. Click here to request your free assessment.

Athletico Physical Therapy is a leading provider of the highest quality orthopedic rehabilitation services to communities, employers, and athletes. With the recent acquisition of Pivot Physical Therapy, Athletico operates more than 900 locations in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Their comprehensive services include physical and occupational therapy, workers’ compensation and onsite employer services, athletic training, and over 50 specialty services, including free assessments, pelvic health, spine health, hand therapy, concussion management, and more. For more information, or to find an Athletico clinic near you, visit www.athletico.com.