Shin Splints

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In this CMT class on Shin splints, we will focus on the local anatomical structures and the common muscle imbalance pattern in the leg that can lead to this chronic injury. To understand the mechanism of dysfunction The first two sections of this presentation will explore the local anatomy, underpinning theory, including rationale, as well as the relevant cautions and contraindications.

The third section of this presentation will cover targeted assessment of this often painful condition. Assessment will inform our fourth section; treatment techniques for restoring extensibility, tissue texture and optimal tone.

In the final section will propose some options for home care, focused on the findings of post-treatment reassessment.

This Corrective Manual Therapy approach will provide a framework, a logical sequence in which to practice while blending seamlessly with all of your existing, highly effective, favourite techniques across multiple modalities.