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Shin Splints

Shy Away from Shin Splints and Fractures

Shin splints and stress fractures: both are overuse injuries caused by rapid increase in the amount or intensity of an activity. Despite this similarity, they are not the same and affect the body in different ways.

Learn what you need to know about shin splints and fractures. (PDF – 75KB)

Source: National Athletic Trainers’ Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons