Shin Splints (MTSS)

12th of March, 2024

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome. Commonly known as Shin Splints. Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is a common overuse injury of the lower extremity. It typically occurs in runners and other athletes that are exposed to intensive weight bearing activities. It presents as exercise induced pain over the anterior tibia and is an early stress injury in the continuum of tibial stress fractures.