Shin splints

(Anterior/Posterior) is the inflammation of the tissues on the shinbones (tibia)

Causes &
symptoms
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CAUSES:

  • OVER USE OR EXCESSIVE TRAINING
  • ABNORMAL GAIT IN RUNNERS

SYMPTOMS:

  • NOTICEABLE PAIN WHEN EXERCISE STARTS WHICH DECREASES AS EXERCISE CONTINUES FREQUENTLY
  • PAIN IS OFTEN WORSE AFTER EXERCISE. DISCOMFORT MAY OCCUR THE FOLLOWING MORNING

TREATMENTS:

  • APPLY ICE REGULARLY AND STRETCH THE ACHILLES
  • USE SORBO-PRO, FULL STRIKE OR DOUBLE STRIKE INSOLES TO PROVIDE ESSENTIAL SUPPORT
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