Shin Splints complications
back to top
Complications could include:
If left untreated, compartment syndrome can cause lasting damage. Learn more about what causes it and how to treat it.
Sports injuries can happen anywhere in the body. The most common tend to be fairly minor bruises, sprains, and strains. However, more serious injuries such as serious neck injuries can occur in contact sports.
Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When these tendons become irritated or inflamed, it is called tendinitis. This condition causes acute pain and tenderness, making it difficult to move the affected joint.
Tendons are covered by a protective sheath called synovium, which keeps tendons lubricated. Injury to this area can disrupt this function, causing inflammation.