The tibialis anterior (front) is a muscle that spans the length of the tibia (lower leg). It originates in the upper two-thirds of the lateral (outside) surface of the tibia and inserts into the medial cuneiform and first metatarsal bones of the foot. It acts to dorsiflex and invert the foot.
‘Shin splints’ is an umbrella term, used to describe pain in the shin. It may be caused by three different mechanisms:
Please consult with your medical professional for a complete diagnosis and treatment plan.
Under the direction of your medical professional and in conjuction with your advised treatment plan, any of the following Thermoskin products are recommended.