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The Care Of Shin Splints - Or Prevent Shin Splints By Building Strong Foot Muscles by Dianne B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 28 Jun 2009 9:00pm Understanding shin splints requires knowing how to use your foot muscles properly. This affects all your ballet positions and movements. Even more basic, is understanding where your weight should be on your standing foot/feet. If not drawn back too much on the heel, the calf muscles and tibial (shin) muscles do not have to strain even before you'v ... Read on »
The Mystery Behind the Pain of Shin Splints: PART I Anterolateral Shin Splints by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 10:22am Part I: Anterolateral Shin Splints Last year, my sister had to withdraw from running in the Chicago marathon . She had already signed up, trained and was ready to go. But in the last week before leaving for her big trip, she bowed out- mainly because of relentless leg pain a.k.a. shin splints. She described the pain as a dull and aching ... Read on »
The Mystery Behind the Pain of Shin Splints: PART II Treatment for Anterolateral Shin Splints by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 10:49am The key to getting anterolateral shin splints to heal is to stop running and exercise the weaker muscles. So first and foremost: REST. Because most shin splints result from too much exercise and activity, they will progressively get worse unless the legs are rested and the muscles given a chance to heal -- sometimes this can take up to 6 wee ... Read on »
The Mystery Behind the Pain of Shin Splints: PART III Posterolateral Shin Splints by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 10:58am The other type of shin splints is called Posteromedial Shin Splints. These affect the muscles in the back and inner part of the leg. The back and inner parts of the lower leg are responsible for lifting the heel just before the toes push off. If your shoes don’t give you enough support and your feet roll inward, these types of shin splints c ... Read on »
The Mystery Behind the Pain of Shin Splints: PART IV Treatment of Posterolateral Shin Splints by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 11:03am 1 Comment Treatment with this type of shin splint is to stop running altogether and engage in other types of exercise. Changing your running shoes to one with a rigid heel can help. Also, getting special orthotics for the feet are recommended. These Arch supports for your shoes can be custom-made or bought off the shelf – they can help with flat fee ... Read on »
Shin Stretch Will Reduce Risk of Shin Splints by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 12 May 2009 3:20pm The shin stretch should be part of your exercise program to help prevent painful shin splints... tight lower leg muscles contribute to shin splints. To do the shin stretch, stand upright and place the top of your toes on the ground behind you. Press your ankle to the ground. Keep your calf muscles flexible by doing the leaning calf mus ... Read on »
Shin Splints 101 by Madsweat Health Maven Posted Tue 16 Jul 2013 7:30pm Shin Splints 101: If you’ve ever suffered from shin splints this is a must read. Great article by... Read on »
Shin Splints Prevention/Treatment by k Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 7:17pm Shin Splints. Most of us that jog or run have had a problem with this at one time or another. Shin splints is basically stress from overload on the shin bone and the tissues that connect the bone to your lower leg muscles. There are a few ways you can treat or prevent shin splits from becoming a problem. One sure way is to just stop runnin ... Read on »
Running Well: Shin Splints by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 10:13pm We are excited to kick off a new series in partnership with Sports Injury Clinic.   www.sportsinjuryclinic.net    This site has been a well used site by me over the last year as I have worked through various injuries.  It provides the right amount of detail about the injury and tips on treatment as well.   And while we hope you ... Read on »
How to Deal with Shin Splints by Billy @ BeerBellyBlog Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:43pm One of the reasons why I hate running is because of the shin splints that I experience. I usually start having the pain in my lower legs after running for about 20 to 25 minutes on the treadmill. If it were for the shin splints, I would most likely be able to hit 30 minutes on the treadmill. Read the rest of this entry » Popularity: 3% [ ... Read on »