Common Causes of Shin Splits

Treating Shin Splints at Tartack Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Fort Lauderdale

Our chiropractor in Fort Lauderdale offers treatments for shin splints; typically causing mild to moderate pain along the front part of the calf that gets worse with physical activity.

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Causes of Shin Splints

  • Having Flat Feet – If you have flat feet or flat foot syndrome, it can put increased stress on your shin bones when you participate in physical activities, leading to the development of shin splints.
  • Playing Certain Armature or Professional Sports – If you participate in baseball, soccer, downhill skiing or any other sport that is characterized by starting and stopping fast, you could be at an increased risk for developing shin splints.
  • Running – Running is one of the most common causes of shin splints, especially if the runner normally runs on extremely hard surfaces or uneven surfaces.
  • Using Improper or Worn-Out Shoes – Exercising, walking and running in worn-out shoes or shoes with insufficient arch support can cause shin splints.
  • Weak Core Muscles or Thigh Muscles – Weak back, ab, oblique, buttock and thigh muscles can increase your risk of developing shin splints.

Treating Shin Splints with our Chiropractor in Fort Lauderdale

Our chiropractor in Fort Lauderdale can treat your shin splints so that you can resume participating in your favorite sports or physical activities.  Your chiropractic care treatment program will depend on the causes of your sports injury. 

For example, if your shin splints are caused by flat feet or improper footwear, out chiropractor may recommend custom orthotics so that your feet are properly supported when you walk and run.

If your injury is caused by weak muscles, our chiropractor may recommend corrective exercises and stretches to help you build strength and flexibility.  We may also recommend chiropractic adjustments and cold laser therapy.

Contact Our Fort Lauderdale Chiropractor Today for More Information!

To schedule an appointment for your sports injury with our Fort Lauderdale chiropractor, contact us at 954-764-4042.  When you call, ask us about our specials for new patients.

How has chiropractic care with our chiropractor helped heal your shin splints?

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