Shin pain can be annoying at best, and absolutely debilitating at worst. Identifying the cause of your shin pain is the first essential step in treating the pain. In this physical therapy education article, we are going to talk about some of the most common types of shin pain, and how such pain can be effectively remedied with physical therapy.
Common Types of Shin Pain
Shin pain can caused by a variety of factors. Avid runners often experience shin pain from shin splints. Shin pain can also be caused by acute injury (such as a sports accident or car accident). Here are some of the more common types of shin pain:
- Shin Splints
- Bruises, Sprains, Strains
No matter what the cause, it’s important to address the pain as soon as possible so you can figure out what’s wrong and work towards a solution.
How Physical Therapy Can Relieve Shin Pain
With any physical therapy plan, the ultimate goal is to reduce your pain and increase your mobility.
Whether you are an avid runner experiencing shin pain during your workouts, or you’ve been in an accident that caused your shin pain – physical therapy can help. Contact a local physical therapist to make a plan of action for treating your shin pain.
Minnesota Physical Therapy Care
At OrthoRehab Specialists, our physical therapists have been helping Minnesota patients with their rehabilitation needs for nearly 30 years. We have long-standing relationships with more than 600 local providers who continue to send us their patients for ongoing physical therapy care. We also offer direct access to physical therapy for those patients who do not have a referral or prescription. Contact us today at our Edina or Minneapolis physical therapy clinics to set up your appointment with one of our qualified rehabilitation specialists.