It is estimated that over 30 million adolescents participate in sporting activities each year. Participation in organized high school sports often increases the intensity and frequency of both training and competition, which can lead to injury. Over half of the injuries reported by adolescent athletes are overuse injuries. Adolescence is also a time of rapid
Appropriate evaluation and diagnostic imaging is important to determine the cause and extent of injury for individuals experiencing chronic shin pain. Appropriate clinical assessment begins with a thorough patient history that includes an assessment of: Pain Symptoms Function Training history Prior history of bone stress injury The clinician should conduct a thorough clinical examination which
Many collegiate athletes, high school athletes and recreational runners have experienced shin pain during their athletic career. Whether this was after a challenging training session, following a hard race or during a significant hill work out, it is important to identify the source and extent of your shin pain. For many years, shin pain associated
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