shin-splints

shin-splints

(shin-splints),
Tenderness and pain with induration and swelling of pretibial muscles, following athletic overexertion by the untrained; it may be a mild form of anterior tibial compartment syndrome.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

shin-splints

(shin'splints)
A collective term denoting tenderness and pain with induration and swelling in the lower leg. May involve medial tibial stress, periostitis, inflammation, and cartilage damage.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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They are saying that it is shin-splints and stress fractures.
He faces the same dilemma with Dann, who has been ordered to rest after developing shin-splints.
There may also be concern over winger Simon Davies, who pulled out of the Wales game against Slovenia with shin-splints.
And Jones took a huge step towards resuming his fledgling international career as he flew out to the Caribbean last night, with fears over a shin-splints injury allayed.
Warwickshire batsman Jim Troughton is optimistic that a patient approach will pay dividends as he faces intensive treatment for the shin-splints problem which has delayed his link-up with England's National Academy in Australia.
England wing Ben Cohen is currently seeking further medical opinion on a shin-splints problem, joining fellow internationals Matt Dawson and Nick Beal on the sidelines.
Publication of the Toongate Tapes included claims that they conned Manchester United over the pounds 7million sale of Andy Cole, knowing that he needed an operation for a shin-splints problem.
McGuire showed his shin-splints injury has not affected him by capping his comeback with a dash to the line to wrap up the points.
The Glamorgan star is all set to resume his fledgling Test career after his latest injury scare, shin-splints, failed to stop him boarding a plane to the Caribbean yesterday.
He has already summoned Blackburn's David Dunn to replace Kieron Dyer after the midfielder withdrew with shin-splints problems, while Lee Bowyer is the natural replacement for Beckham on the right flank.
The acting Essex captain, leading the side in the absence of shin-splints victim Paul Prichard, is accustomed to being rated as favourites after a number of successful years in the domestic knock-out competitions.