Shin & Calf Pain

Chronic Shin or Calf Pain is often a form of Exercise Induced Lower Limb Pain (EILLP). Our Consultant MSK Podiatrist Jonathan Palmer BSc (Pod) FFPM RCPS (Glasg). FCPM has extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of Shin Pain following 20 years of Podiatry services to HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre, Lympstone.

There are a number of different causes of Shin Pain, including muscle, tendon and bone to name but a few. They are often collectively referred to by the lay term ‘Shin Splints’ - but it is our job as Podiatrists to be a little more specific. You can learn more about some of the possible causes of Shin & Calf Pain below.

Illustration of shin & calf pain

Common causes of Shin & Calf Pain

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