Tibial Stress Fracture: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Lower leg comprises of 2 bones, tibia and fibula. Tibia is also known as the shin bone. The main function of tibia is weight-bearing....

What is Fibula Stress Fracture: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Diagnosis

What is Fibula Stress Fracture? There are 2 bones in the lower leg, tibia and fibula. Fibula is an elongated bone located on the external...

Calf Strain: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis, Recovery

The calf muscles are located at the back part of the leg. They extend the distance from the knee to the ankle. The calf...

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome or Shin Splints: Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome is also known as shin splints or tibial periostitis. These injuries are commonly suffered by those athletes who engage in...

What Can Cause Leg Cramps and Treatment To Stop Cramping of Leg Muscles

A leg cramp is a condition where there is an involuntary contraction of the leg muscle which does not relax causing a lot of...

Anterior Compartment Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, 3 Massage Techniques

Anterior compartment syndrome is a condition, which occurs when the muscle increases in its size and becomes too big for the sheath that surrounds...

Restless Legs Syndrome or RLS or Willis-Ekbom Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Restless Legs Syndrome or RLS is also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, is a neurological disorder where the patient has a compelling urge to move...

Broken Leg or Fractured Leg:Causes, Symptoms, Classification, Treatment, Prevention

A broken leg or a fractured leg is a condition where there is a break or fracture in the bones which make up the...

Shin Fracture or Fracture of Tibia: Causes, Symptoms, Types, Treatment

Shin Bone which is also known as the tibia, is an important bone of the lower leg. Any injury or trauma to the lower...

DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

What is DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)? Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is a condition where there is formation of blood clot (thrombus) in deep seated veins....

Tibialis Posterior Syndrome or Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Tibialis Posterior Syndrome is also called as Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD). Causes of Tibialis Posterior Syndrome or Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction Tibialis posterior muscle is...

Pulled Calf Muscle

Pulled calf muscle, calf muscle pain, strain or pull is a condition where the gastrocnemius or soleus muscle is overstretched and when these muscles...
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