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Pain in shin area after workout. Whats an adequate cooldown?

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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Shin Splints

You may need to warm up.
You may have shin splints or tibial stress syndrome. You may need to see a sports medicine doctor for an evaluation. If you are a runner, you may need a new pair of shoes with an arch support. Stretching before and after your work out is helpful. Also cross training is recommended- running alternating with swimming, biking, elliptical, and strength training.

In brief: Shin Splints

You may need to warm up.
You may have shin splints or tibial stress syndrome. You may need to see a sports medicine doctor for an evaluation. If you are a runner, you may need a new pair of shoes with an arch support. Stretching before and after your work out is helpful. Also cross training is recommended- running alternating with swimming, biking, elliptical, and strength training.
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You may be

Developing shin splints.
See a sports medicine doc for diagnosis and treatment, which begins with rest!

In brief: You may be

Developing shin splints.
See a sports medicine doc for diagnosis and treatment, which begins with rest!
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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