Tape Guide for Shin Splints
Shin splints (AKA medial tibial stress syndrome) are a common painful issue for people who participate in running based sports and can negatively impact the ability to participate. While the best evidence suggests time off to recover followed by a gradual return to play may be the most important treatment strategy, athletes are commonly interested in ways to continue to play or manage shin splint related pain.Tape is commonly used for shin splints; this intervention outlines the state of the evidence for tape for shin splints and outlines several tape techniques.
Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 3.6 MB.