What A Pain: Preventing and Treating Shin Splints

If you’re a runner, you’re most likely no stranger to the inconvenience of shin splints. Shin splints can range from tenderness, burning or even a sharp pain in your shin and usually occurs toward the inside lower third of your shin. There are many sources of shin splints, including weakness in your limbs to incorrect shoes, running environment and training … Read More

Prepatellar Bursitis: What It Is and How to Treat It

Sports that involve direct blows or falls on the knee put athletes at risk for prepatellar bursitis. This is also true for persons who constantly kneel at their work, such as plumbers, carpet layers or gardeners. Constant or sudden friction of the kneecap can irritate the bursa, a small lubricating sac in the patella. Symptoms of prepatellar bursitis include pain … Read More