• Understanding Calf & Shin Injuries – Expert Physio Advice

    The muscles surrounding the calf and shin are powerful and help to propel the body forward during running and walking. These muscles, as well as the shin itself, are prone to overuse injuries such as shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome) and Achilles tendinopathy. These types of injury are often minor and can be managed … Read more

    Compartment Syndrome Injury Guide


    What is Compartment Syndrome? Compartment syndrome (exertional lower limb pain) is a common shin or calf injury in distance runners. It is often confused with shin splints and many people who think that they have shin splints are in fact suffering from compartment syndrome. Compartment syndrome is common in the lower leg of athletes who … Read more

    Shin Splints Injury & Treatment Guide


    Shin splints is a condition that affects millions of people around the world, however unnervingly many people, and in some cases even the sufferers themselves, are unaware of what shin splints is. It is important for those who are hampered with shin splints to understand the condition, so that they can then build towards reducing … Read more

    Complete Guide to Calf Muscle Strain Injury


    What is a Calf Strain Injury? A calf muscle injury is common in sports. Calf injuries are sometimes known as a ‘pulled calf’. The term ‘pulled muscle’ comes from the description of how the injury takes place. Usually the calf muscle is forcibly stretched beyond its limits and the muscle tissue becomes torn. A tear … Read more