Shin splints stopping you in your tracks?

Are you getting pain in your shin or lower leg when you run? Sick of only getting into the start of a run and having to stop because of pain? Does your shin and surrounding muscles feel tender to touch following a run?

Shin splints treatment Melbourne

ALTERING YOUR RUNNING biomechanics is pivotal to rehabbing shin splints

RELEASE TRIGGER POINTS AND BUILT UP TENSION IN YOUR CALVES FROM HOME

HOW WE CAN HELP RELIEVE YOUR SHIN SPLINT PAIN!

Shin splints occur when muscles, tendons and connective tissue around the Tibia (shin bone) become solidified, calcified or inflammation is present in the area. This can be due to tight musculature around the ankle which inhibits ankle mobility and causes extra stress through the shin. Constantly running on hard surfaces, poor running technique (hard heel striking) and change in footwear that alters how the foot and ankle make contact with the ground can all be factors that cause shin splints.

Once the dysfunction and cause have been identified, you need to have deep, slow and sustained treatment to the muscles around the shin and ankle that are tight and solidified, but also the exact area of your shin where the pain presents. At Melbourne Muscular Therapies we aren’t afraid to treat on the shin bone, as this is that main area that the inflammation and pain presents.

The second most important part of eliminating shin splints, and to best prevent them from coming back is to strengthen the foot and ankle. This is done through our barefoot rehabilitation training, both in the gym and in our barefoot sprint classes. This training will increase the strength in your foot and ankle and retrain proper running technique.

WEAKNESS and UNDERACTIVITY WITHIN THE GLUTES IS OFTEN THE UNDERLYING CAUSE OF SHIN AND CALF ISSUES 

WIDE STANCE POWER SQUATS ARE A GREAT WAY TO ENHANCE STRENGTH OF THE GLUTES AND LEGS IN GENERAL

Locations 

Based in three locations, services at Melbourne Muscular Therapies are easily accessible. With locations in Melbourne's inner city & eastern/bayside suburbs, your favourite practitioners are never too far away. Book now to experience the Melbourne Muscular Therapies difference today.

RICHMOND

260 Bridge Road

Richmond VIC 3121

Call: (03) 9998 1988

Opening Hours

Monday: 8am - 9pm

Tuesday: 7am - 9pm

Wednesday: 7am - 9pm

Thursday: 7am - 9pm

Friday: 7am - 8pm

Saturday: 8am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 7pm

Ferntree Gully

1/91 Dorset Road

Ferntree Gully VIC 3156

Phone: (03) 9998 1988

Opening hours

Monday: 9am - 8pm

Tuesday: 9am - 8pm

Wednesday: 9am - 8pm

Thursday: 9am - 8pm

Friday: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 8am-1pm

Sunday: Closed

Brighton East 

Level 1, 643 Nepean Hwy

Brighton East VIC 3187

Phone: (03) 9998 1988

Opening hours

Monday: 7:30am - 7pm

Tuesday: 10am - 6pm

Wednesday: 10am - 6pm

Thursday: 10am - 6pm

Friday: 10am - 6pm

Saturday: 8am-1pm

Sunday: Closed

Locations

RICHMOND

Melbourne Muscular Therapies

260 Bridge Road

Richmond VIC 3121

Open 7 Days 

Ferntree Gully

Melbourne Muscular Therapies

1/91 Dorset Road

Ferntree Gully VIC 3156

Monday-Saturday 

Brighton East 

Melbourne Muscular Therapies

Level 1, 693 Nepean Hwy

Brighton East VIC 3187

Monday-Saturday