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What is a good non-medical treatment for periostitis(shin splints)?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: PEMF
Pulse electromagnetic therapy works very well for periostitis.
I had a personal injury due to trying to lift a microwave and scraped this on my shin. The induration and hematoma immediately got better with pemf but the induration lasted total of 10 days. In addition you might need cat's claw and essential fatty acids to relieve pain. Handheld pemf device is available from http://almagia.Com.

In brief: PEMF
Pulse electromagnetic therapy works very well for periostitis.
I had a personal injury due to trying to lift a microwave and scraped this on my shin. The induration and hematoma immediately got better with pemf but the induration lasted total of 10 days. In addition you might need cat's claw and essential fatty acids to relieve pain. Handheld pemf device is available from http://almagia.Com.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
In brief: Reverse the cause
Acute shin splints can be overcome in 1-2 weeks or chronic shin splints may last years.
The key is to discover the underlying causes and reverse them. Overtraining, poor footwear, poor running mechanics, weak lower extremity musculature are common causes. Don't let your symptoms linger too long before reaching out for help.

In brief: Reverse the cause
Acute shin splints can be overcome in 1-2 weeks or chronic shin splints may last years.
The key is to discover the underlying causes and reverse them. Overtraining, poor footwear, poor running mechanics, weak lower extremity musculature are common causes. Don't let your symptoms linger too long before reaching out for help.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Dr. Frank Holmes
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