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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 […] Read more
Shin Splints And Football

Shin Splints And Football

When shin pain occurs during running, the condition is commonly referred to as Shin Splints. However, sports medicine professionals refrain from using the term since it can be misleading. People often assume that shin pain and ‘Shin Splint’ are synonymous terms. However, both may actually be mere indicators of a variety of other conditions. Read more
Category: Sports Injuries
Exposing Shin Splints

Exposing Shin Splints

One of the harshest and most painful injuries that people suffer from are shin splints. While a relatively minor injury that does not involve surgery to correct, it does require plenty of rest and careful training to help prevent the injury from becoming worse. Taking a few minutes to acquaint yourself with shin splints and […] Read more
A Quick Guide To Buying A Pair Of Running Shoes

A Quick Guide To Buying A Pair Of Running Shoes

There are several things to keep in mind when setting out to buy running shoes. If you purchase a shoe that is not right for your foot, you can suffer the consequences. Things like shin splints, tendonitis, and plantar faciatis are all things that can happen if you don’t where the proper shoes. Basically, you […] Read more
How To Choose The Proper Running Shoe

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 […] Read more
Effective Ways To Handle Shin Splints During Soccer Training

Effective Ways To Handle Shin Splints During Soccer Training

There are many different types of injuries and conditions that can result from the strenuous physical activity experienced during soccer training. One of the most common issues is that of shin splints. People who experience shin splints experience pain in the area of the leg that starts at the knee and extends down to the […] Read more
Category: Sports Injuries

What Are Shin Splints?

Shin splints, also referred to as tibial stress syndrome, are defined as pain in the front part of the lower leg which occurs after strenuous activity. This particular type of pain is generally associated with running or those sports which have high impact on the legs. The severity of shin splints depends on whether or […] Read more

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 […] Read more

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, […] Read more