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Risk Factors for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

A number of studies have looked at risk factors for medial tibial stress syndrome. I have blogged about a couple of recent ones here and here. When there are enough prospective studies on a topic, there is time for a meta-analysis and systematic review to pool all that data. Here is a new one on […]

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Risk factors for medial tibial stress syndrome

Determining the risk factors for any particular injury is important as some are modifiable and addressing these can be used to lower the risk for injury. The best way of doing this is to take a group of runners with no current injury, measure a whole lot of things in them and then prospectively follow […]

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Shoe Wedging or Gait Retraining for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome?

Medial tibial stress syndrome is the more common condition that gets lumped under that way overused, meaningless and stupid term, ‘shin splints‘. There is somewhat of a muddled picture as to exactly what medial tibial stress syndrome really is (ie bone stress injury, periostitis, muscle insertion problem, etc or a combination of some those). There […]

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