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do calf sleeves help with shin splints

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Dr. Jayang Vora
47 years experience Dentistry
CAN NOT ANSWER THIS: Call your md and ask them. Question is for md not dentist.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several Options...: "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, but can present in the back. Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stres ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Ice, rest, stretch: Usually this problem is secondary to running on a hard surface or repetitive activity. Treatment is ice massage, nsaids, rest and stretching. Also ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Depends: Rest, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Warm bath, strech. If no improvement visit your doctor.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
DVT/Clot: If you are even slightly concerned about a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) get to an emergency room, cardiologist or Podiatrist IMMEDIATELY. This is a lif ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Throbbing: Most likely shin splints. Consider overuse or strain of the tibialis anterior muscle as well.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cramps : You can experience dehydration & muscle cramps with creatine. By "compression" syndrome, I think you refer to "compartment syndrome", which Creati ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See orthopedic specialist: It may be that you have not treated problem with physical therapy. Anti-inflammatory medications can help also. However it may be coming from your spi ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several Options...: "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Take up swimming: instead. Some athletes are just not made to be runners.

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