Recently the area below my knee leading to the ankle (shins?) have been really tight. At first I just put it down to heavy squatting however this has definitely got worse and now my shins feel very weak, especially when going down stairs.
When I have squatted, the feeling (it’s not really pain just a feeling of tightness in my shins) is alleviated but returns a few hours afterwards. The only cause I could think of is tightness so I have been stretching a lot in my leg muscles and this seems to have relived the tightness a bit, but to be honest I’m not really sure what I’m doing.
I went out for a run tonight to see if this would loosen the feeling up however after half a mile the shins became so tight that I had to stop and walk home in pain.
Any suggestions recommended bcos I’m really concerned about long term knee damage. I have stopped squatting for now.