Lower Leg Injuries

Lower leg pain is a common complaint in athletes. Both shin and calf pain can persist for months if not appropriately managed. Injuries can be acute, such as fractures of the tibia or fibula, or chronic, resulting from repetitive microtrauma. Traumatic injuries usually occur in contact sports, such as football, rugby, and soccer, and sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Overuse injuries usually occur in sports involving a lot of running and jumping, such as cross-country running, track-and-field events, and basketball. Training ...

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