MAY 18, 2022
5 Shin Splint Solutions: Prevention and Recovery
Here are some useful solutions and remedies to help prevent shin splints as well as aid in recovery.
Know Your Limits
Get the Right Gear
Stop Doing It
Sometimes shin splints are the result of improper running technique due to structural problems with the feet. Problems with foot arches will frequently show as recurring problems with shin splints. It is important to consider these tips for prevention and recovery from shin splints. Talk to your doctor to examine your feet and recommend orthotic inserts for your shoes or even physical therapy to correct muscle imbalances that may be the source of your pain. Seeing your doctor to learn more can prevent possibly permanent injury from occurring and save you from more pain down the road.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Compression products should not be worn and are contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions: Severe arterial insufficiency, cutaneous infections, acute dermatitis, wet dermatosis, uncontrolled congestive heart failure, skin irritations, allergies to dyes.
This is only general information and is not meant for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical conditions. Always consult your physician or other health care provider about all health concerns, conditions, and recommended treatments.