Adults often complain of aching legs in the absence of varicose veins or vascular deterioration. Some people’s legs have ached for so long they consider it a normal part of their day, while shopping or mowing the lawn. Others may have changed their lifestyle or routine, contributing to a specific muscle overuse syndrome. Most commonly people have aching calves or lower legs, referred to as shin splints.
At the Dural Podiatry and Sports Podiatry Centre, we assess the biomechanical, vascular, muscular, lifestyle and footwear contributions to aching legs, in order to prescribe treatment to solve this potentially debilitating problem.