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I had shin splints for the last few years, and now its worse. When will they get better?
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Rest, ice
If you actually have shinsplints, they can be treated.
Since they are related to overuse activity, a combination of rest, ice and nsaids can be helpful. Sometimes evaluation of running shoes and gait can also be helpful to find a cause and prevent recurrence.

In brief: Rest, ice
If you actually have shinsplints, they can be treated.
Since they are related to overuse activity, a combination of rest, ice and nsaids can be helpful. Sometimes evaluation of running shoes and gait can also be helpful to find a cause and prevent recurrence.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: U haf 2 do different
What do you do to cause the shin splints? You may need to stop for a while than gradually return, walking with a normal gait and running in the pool with water to your shoulder level before running on ground again.
Has your gait been evaluated for things that can be changed. Have you tried taping your arches or wearing orthotics. Calf stretching and quad sets before running, ice after helps.

In brief: U haf 2 do different
What do you do to cause the shin splints? You may need to stop for a while than gradually return, walking with a normal gait and running in the pool with water to your shoulder level before running on ground again.
Has your gait been evaluated for things that can be changed. Have you tried taping your arches or wearing orthotics. Calf stretching and quad sets before running, ice after helps.
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
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