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How to heal shin splints for kids?
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In brief: FOOT STRUCTURE
Have a podiatrist check the foot structure.
Abnormally flattened feet can be a contributing factor.

In brief: FOOT STRUCTURE
Have a podiatrist check the foot structure.
Abnormally flattened feet can be a contributing factor.
Dr. Darrell Latva
Dr. Darrell Latva
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
In brief: Ice, rest
I would recommend avoiding the offending activity.
Also, use of ice and advil (ibuprofen) will be helpful you should not play if you are limping or having severe pain.

In brief: Ice, rest
I would recommend avoiding the offending activity.
Also, use of ice and advil (ibuprofen) will be helpful you should not play if you are limping or having severe pain.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Rest
The simple answer is rest.
Rest can take awhile though, so to speed it up i suggest: 1) anti-inflammatories 2) pt/stretching 3) good shoe wear/arch-supports 4) proper training.

In brief: Rest
The simple answer is rest.
Rest can take awhile though, so to speed it up i suggest: 1) anti-inflammatories 2) pt/stretching 3) good shoe wear/arch-supports 4) proper training.
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Dr. Bryan Reuss
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