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After running, i have pain on the inner part of my shins and i can barley walk. sometimes the pain lessens, other times it feels unbarable. i have bow legs, are there any good ankle braces you recommend to prevent more pain while sprinting? i bought shoes

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Dr. Edwin Peak
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
?shin splints: You may have shin splints from running too often. Try a day of rest in between runs. Stretch more often. Anti-inflammatories. You could have knee arthritis. Some people benefit from heel wedges but not ankle braces when they have bowed legs. If this doesn't help, then I think he need an examination by an orthopedic doctor & XR. There could also be a knee cap tracking issue.

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