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How can I get rid of shin splints?

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Dr. Janiece Stewart
Sports Medicine

In brief: Rest

Shin splints are treated with ice, anti-inflammatory medication, and strengthening of the lower leg, thigh, and core muscles.
Sometimes shoe inserts are used to correct any issues found with the foot, ie - pronation, flat feet, high arches, etc. that may contribute to shin splints. Resting from activities that cause pain until symptoms resolve also helps. Also helpful to rule out stress fractur

In brief: Rest

Shin splints are treated with ice, anti-inflammatory medication, and strengthening of the lower leg, thigh, and core muscles.
Sometimes shoe inserts are used to correct any issues found with the foot, ie - pronation, flat feet, high arches, etc. that may contribute to shin splints. Resting from activities that cause pain until symptoms resolve also helps. Also helpful to rule out stress fractur
Dr. Janiece Stewart
Dr. Janiece Stewart
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