Tibialis Anterior Syndrome

What is it?

Irritation of the tendon due to increased tension on the outside of the shin bone (“tibia”).

What are the symptoms?

  • Pain and inflammation on outside of the shin bone
  • Pain over front of foot
  • Local pain mainly occurring when foot is pulled towards body
  • Clicking of the tendon at front of ankle

What are the causes?

  • Running
  • Decreased shock absorption
  • Poor footwear

Tibialis Anterior Syndrome - Tibia Tendon Irritation