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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

medialtibial2Practitioner:  Rebecca Gifford, Podiatrist 

Practice:  PodiatryMed, Christchurch, New Zealand

Patient:  Chelsea 


Chelsea presented with pain in her shins as well as few other issues.Chelsea is active and in her early 20's. She is social netball player and in addition to this has just joined a training group. Over the past 4 weeks she has increased her exercise greatly with interval training and running 3-4 times a week, 5-8k per run. She is experiencing diffuse tenderness along the medial border of the tibia. It is worse with increased activity and subsides with rest.

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