Leg Injury Guides

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Shin Splints

What are shin splints? Shin splints are a common injury that tend to form in beginner runners, especially those who begin speed training too early or increase their running distance. Those who are...

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IT Band Syndrome

What is IT band syndrome? It Band syndrome is otherwise known as iliotibial band syndrome, the muscle affected runs from the hip to the knee, making it a common injury amongst runners. This vital...

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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is repetitive strain injury? Repetitive strain injury, or RSI, refers to the overuse or over-activity of certain muscles and tendons in the body. The injury commonly occurs in the hands,...

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Sprains and Strains

What are sprains and strains? The term ‘soft tissue injury’ usually refers to injuries to muscles, ligaments and tendons, with these injuries a common problem in relation to physical, sporting...

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Shin Splints (Medial tibial stress syndrome)

What are shin splints? Shin splints are very common in exercise and sport. The term refers to the pain people get along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia). Shin splints often develop after...

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