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My Shins Hurt Quite A Bit When I Run Or Jog Is There Any Way To Prevent The Pain
Couple possibilities: Based on the information available, i believe the most likely diagnostic possibilities include shin splints, medial tibial stress syndrome, exercise induced compartment syndrome, or a stress fracture. The treatments for each are different. See an orthopedist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Stretches: Shin splints are frustrating for sure! tight heel cords (achilles tendons in the back of the leg at the ankle) can contribute, so doing stretches for that muscle before and after running can help-wall push-ups with legs straight, etc. See link for that and other suggestions: http://tinyurl.Com/d5qxtk4. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mechanical eval: Shin splints develop when the stresses on the tibia are greater than the body can accommodate. There are multiple contributing factors. Wearing appropriate shoes, stretching your calves, having good core strength, and slowly increasing training (instead of making abrupt changes) can all be preventative. A sports doc or pt can evaluate your mechanics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CUSHIONING: Asics excels in cushioning, nimbus or cumulus (think clouds.) these will hold up over mileage. Mizuno wave is also a good choice. New balance has a few in their higher end. You will still need good pronatory control from an orthotic or a firm insole. Stretching is also key in the prevention of shinsplints. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best way to get rid of shin splits?Calves and shins hurt sometimes when i run.I have been an athlete since i was 12.I am now 20. Since 17.
C below: U may have shin splints, a common DX used 4 strained foot dorsiflexos in the frotn outer side of ur shin. When u descend stairs these musles r activated 2 keep ur foot from flopping downward. It is like a brack. U do not activate these going up stairs, rest, ice nsaids, & modify ur activity 2 spare them from stress until gone. Then start slowly again. ...Read more
I just started running and when i run, only, my shins really hurt. The sides get really sore, almoat like shin splints......Any adivce?
Tight muscles: These muscle groups in the leg are attached to the tibia and fibula and actually pull on the bone when they are tight. Stretching these muscles passively (non-weightbearing) will allow the muscles and tendons to elongate without injuring them. Theses stretches work well with the use of elastic bands. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do the front of my lower legs (shins?) hurt when i run/walk more than usual? Lasts a few days or more
Sounds like shin: Splints or medial tibial stress syndrome. It's related to repetitive stress to the shin bones(tibia) and the associated soft tissue. Excessive uphill, downhill, uneven terrain, or hard surfaces jogging/running contributes as does worn-out shoes or suboptimal biomechanics around the way your foot plants/strikes on the ground. ...Read more
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