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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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Learn to Treat And Manage Your Shin Splints

Shin splints can affect anyone from athletes to those who put a lot of stress on the lower leg. Often times, shin splints are associated with sporting activities. Basically, shin splints are small muscle tears along the front of the tibia, one of the two bones in the lower leg. They can be very painful and make certain movements quite limiting. The two main ways people get shin splints is either overloading the muscles in some way to the point they become weak and therefore no longer […]

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