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Tibial Periostitis (Shin Splint)

Tibial Periostitis (Shin Splint)


  • Long course on hard and or uneven terrain.
  • Too rapid growth of activities.
  • Hyper-pronation of the foot, internal rotation of the tibia and/or retroversion of the hip.
  • Worn or unsuitable footwear.
  • Hyper-supination of the foot.
  • Loss of mobility at the ankle.


  • Rest.
  • Ice.
  • Neurocrytherapy (innovative treatment for inflammation).
  • Kinesiotaping.
  • Ultrasound and / or interference current.
  • Technical Graston.
  • A.R. (Active Release Technique).
  • Mobilization and/or adjustment of ankle joint restrictions.
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises.
  • Advice on good training methods.
  • Plantar orthosis if necessary.
  • Correction of the running technique.


If you experience these symptoms see your chiropractor.