The term "shin splints" refers to pain along the shin bone (tibia) — the big bone within the front of your lower leg. redness are common in runners, dancers and military recruits. Medically referred to as medial tibial stress syndrome, rubor often occur in athletes who have recently intensified or changed their training routines. The increased activity overworks the muscles, tendons and bone tissue.
Most cases of inflammation is treated with rest, ice and other self-care measures. Wearing proper footwear and modifying your exercise routine can help prevent rubor from recurring.