I wear orthotics because of my flat-ish feet, and im not sure if this has anything to do with he horrible shin splints I get. Its stopped me from doing any type of running really... And in the past prevented me from participating in school running events ect.
Thread: Shin Splints? Running.
11-09-2012, 11:13 PM #1
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11-10-2012, 08:05 AM #5
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I think the orthopedic would cause pain in the your arches before they caused shin splints
Comes down to genetics, lower leg strength and flexibility, running shoes, and running surface.
Warm-up really good before you start. Make sure you got a decent pair of shoes. Run on grass or a track if possible. Ice when you're done. When you get a chance in the off-season, when the pain goes away, do some heel walks.
If you got someone that knows how to do it, and you got a towel to bite down on, you could have a trainer push the swelling out towards your heart.
Also, I found out wearing compression sleeves or wraps to really help me when I was just walking around the house. Gives your legs that little extra amount of rest.
11-10-2012, 10:26 AM #6
Stretch em, and strengthen them. Also if possible go get some acupuncture with the shock thing, I forget what its called. I also had them, got this done and it went away, and hasnt come back, it's been about 2-3 months..Every time you stay out late...
Every time you sleep in...
Every time you miss a workout...
Every time you don't give 100%...
You make it that much easier for me to beat you...
All men are created equal, some just work harder
11-10-2012, 01:33 PM #7
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