Category Archives: Fixing Shin Splints

How to Choose the Proper Running Shoe

Choosing the right running shoe can make a all the difference in whether you stay healthy or become injured running and also determine if you will be comfortable or be in pain while running. Bargain shopping is the numero uno bigtime mistake made by most novice runners. You run out and by the cheapest pair of running shoes you can find. Trust me, you are not going to find a proper running shoe at Walmart! Thinking cheap will end up making you quit running due to the […]

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Understanding the Basics About Shin Splints

Normally, when you hear the term “shin splints” it is in reference to some sort of sporting activity. Athletes often spend long hours training in order to compete at a high level in whatever sport they specialize in. However, shin splints can happen to almost anyone and is not specifically related to, or affected by, athletes. So, what are shin splints? Shin splints are often related to pain one feels in the muscles of the shin. Most often, people who engage in a lot of running, moving […]

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Shin Splints Self Care

Shin splints are generally caused by some intense force in the muscle of the lower leg. Prevention is to be well prepared before undergoing any kind of exercise and warming up or avoiding the particular type of high impact exercise in the first instance. The time span recommended for healing shin splints is around two weeks but sometimes this can be prolonged depending of the severity of the injury. Low impact activities such as swimming and cycling are a solution to continued exercise but reducing the amount […]

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