A prospective controlled study of diagnostic imaging for acute shin splints.

@article{Batt1998APC,
  title={A prospective controlled study of diagnostic imaging for acute shin splints.},
  author={Mark Edward Batt and Viviane Ugalde and Mark W. Anderson and David K. Shelton},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1998},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={1564-71}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this prospective, observational study was to examine the relationship of clinical examination, plain radiograph (XR), triple-phase bone scan (TPBS), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the investigation of patients presenting with acute shin splints. METHODS 23 subjects with exercise induced lower leg pain and diffuse tibial tenderness of less than 3 months' duration were recruited. Subjects were excluded if there was clinical evidence of compartment syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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