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How do you prevent shin splints?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Smart training

Begin your training with gradual increases in distance also work out every other day stretch, ice your legs after exercise and wear good running shoes.

In brief: Smart training

Begin your training with gradual increases in distance also work out every other day stretch, ice your legs after exercise and wear good running shoes.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Helpful hints

Choose the right shoes.
Wear footwear that suits your sport. If you're a runner, replace your shoes about every 350 to 500 miles .Consider arch supports. Arch supports can help prevent the pain of shin splints, especially if you have flat arches.Essen the impact.Cross train with a sport that places less impact on your shins.Add strenght training to your workout. Thank you.

In brief: Helpful hints

Choose the right shoes.
Wear footwear that suits your sport. If you're a runner, replace your shoes about every 350 to 500 miles .Consider arch supports. Arch supports can help prevent the pain of shin splints, especially if you have flat arches.Essen the impact.Cross train with a sport that places less impact on your shins.Add strenght training to your workout. Thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Thank
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