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What should I do about shin splints, calf pain due to running?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Ice, rest, stretch

Usually this problem is secondary to running on a hard surface or repetitive activity.
Treatment is ice massage, nsaids, rest and stretching. Also your running shoes lose their cushioning function before they wear out visually. So if you run on a regular basis, replace your shoes every 6-8 months.

In brief: Ice, rest, stretch

Usually this problem is secondary to running on a hard surface or repetitive activity.
Treatment is ice massage, nsaids, rest and stretching. Also your running shoes lose their cushioning function before they wear out visually. So if you run on a regular basis, replace your shoes every 6-8 months.
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