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Trigger Point Therapy - Treating Shin Pain

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

  Shin Splint Overview - Stuart Hinds   Shin splints are especially common amongst runners and other athletes who have just returned after a break, or who are stepping up the intensity and duration of their training  Shin splints is a generally descriptive term used to describe most painful conditions in the front area of the shin. There are however many potential causes of the pain. Medial Tibial Pain Syndrome (Shin Splints) Medial tibial pain syndrome is the most common cause of shin pain. This refers to pain typically experienced over the shin bone. Altering the duration, frequency or intensity of running can often lead to...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Tibialis Anterior

Posted by Team NAT on

Treating Tibialis Anterior Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner M.D.     Page sponsored by:     The tibialis anterior trigger point typically causes pain in the front of the shin, ankle and on the big toe The pain in the big toe can often be mistaken for gout, and the metabolic condition that causes gout may also irritate the trigger points in the lower leg muscles. In most cases however, these trigger points are related to sports/overuse issues, and are often present in long distance drivers.   Tibialis Anterior - Common Trigger Point Site   [Latin tibia, pipe or...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Foot Drop

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  Tibialis Anterior Trigger Points   Foot drop is one of the most common mobility problems following a stroke Also known as drop foot or dropped foot, the condition describes the inability to lift the foot and toes properly when walking.  This in turn can lead to trips and falls, and an overall loss of confidence when walking. The client with foot drop will find it difficult, if not impossible, to control their foot and to turn the foot and ankle upward (dorsiflexion). As the client walks, the affected foot will flop rather than be able to be placed, with little or no...

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