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Monday, July 28, 2014
Anterior Tibial Tendonitis
Is anterior tibial tendonitis and shin splints the same thing?
Shin splints are a term that many athletes use to describe pain in their shin, but the pain can come from many sources. Anterior tibial tendonitis is a better descriptor because it identifies the involved tissue and the type of injury to the tissue.
Janine Oman, MS, PT/ATC
Assistant Athletic Director
Instructor at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University