Orthotics for Shin Splints

what causes shin splints?

Orthotics for Shin Splints Must Be Able to Optimize How the Feet Handle Gravity.

-Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS)-

MTSS, more commonly known as Shin Splints, is an Overuse Injury of the lower leg most commonly seen in runners with poor running technique.

Although shin split pain can be felt anywhere along the length of shinbone aka tibia, it’s typical presentation is along the inside of the leg aka “medial” part of the leg.

Since you’re curious, the outside of the leg is referred to as lateral.

-Overpronation IS the Primary Cause of Shin Splints-

Overpronation is a failure of the foot to stiffen at the appropriate time.

Overpronation means your arch is attempting to slam into the ground.

Instead of the foot absorbing that shock, it travels up into the shin where it wreaks havoc and the periosteum begins to separate.

In the above video, overpronation is seen when the arch flattens and squishes down at :05.

If you missed it, take another look.

So, with every step you take, you send SHOCK UP & INTO the SHIN.

You’ve managed to completely overwhelm this area and now it’s screaming out in pain.

This is why they call it an overuse syndrome.

Now that you understand what causes shin splints, it’s time to correct the cause.

-Optimize HOW Your FEET Handle Gravity-

 

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It turns out HOW your custom foot orthotic is made Actually Matters. Here at Arizona Orthotics We Proudly offer THE ONLY medical-grade, MASS Posture & Precision Calibrated, Custom Foot Orthotic on the market. My Mission 1. Restore HOPE to those suffering with a foot problem they fear may never go away. 2. Optimize Human Performance with a legal advantage - a foundational & biomechanical advantage. 3. Graceful Ageing - I have yet to see someone with bad foot health age gracefully. Thank you so much for stopping by. I appreciate you and hope you find what you're looking for.

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