The tibialis anterior (front) is a muscle that spans the length of the tibia (lower leg). It originates in the upper two-thirds of the lateral (outside) surface of the tibia and inserts into the medial cuneiform and first metatarsal bones of the foot. It acts to dorsiflex and invert the foot.
‘Shin splints’ is an umbrella term, used to describe pain in the shin. It may be caused by three different mechanisms:
Please consult with your medical professional for a complete diagnosis and treatment plan.
Under the direction of your medical professional and in conjuction with your advised treatment plan, any of the following Thermoskin products are recommended.
Adjustable Multi Purpose Wrap 80622
Thermoskin Adjustable Multi-Purpose Wrap is a convenient product aimed at reducing soft tissue injuries or supporting weakened muscles. Suitable for use on knees, thighs, arms and torso, the compression will help to aid in muscle recovery.
Calf Compression Support Beige 8*207
Anatomically shaped to provide protection, heat and compression for lower limb injuries, including calf strains, shin splints and achilles tendonitis.
Plantar FXT Compression Socks Calf 8*602
Anatomically designed compression zones target the feet and calves, for the advanced pain management of plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, arch pain and heel spurs. Also ideal for sports performance, sports recovery, shin splints, standing or sitting all day, travel, varicose veins and swollen or tired aching legs.
Sport Calf Support Adjustable 80707
Provides compression and warmth for the calf, to ensure comfort ad flexibility during periods of increased activity. Promotion of increased blood flow may help minimise occurrence of new or existing lower limb injuries including strains or shin splints.