A 39-year-old member asked:
what's the next step to solve a problem of shin splints after resting a week and feeling good now?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Stephen Camacho answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Shin splints: First make sure that your lower leg pain is not really a stress fracture of the tibia bone. Treatment of medial tibia stress syndrome involves icing up to three times a day, taking some antiinflammatory medication, reducing impact activities, get shock absorbing insoles, reduce your miles running and increase them gradually.
Answered on Jul 19, 2012
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