Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (noun): Shin Splints which is also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), is a pain usually felt along the inner side of the shinbone (tibia) . Shin splints are common in runners and in athletes who have recently intensified or changed their training routines. Shin splints are caused by repetitive stress on the shinbone and the connective tissues that attach muscles to the bone.
SIGNS & SYMPTOMSAlong the inner side of the shin bone
- Mild swelling
- Point tenderness