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Anyone know anything about Shin Splints??


Hiya Chucks!!
Hello does anyone know anything about Shin Splints please? :confused:

Ive been running on+off for a few weeks now (over 12)and since my run on Sunday,which i found pretty hard going and not even a long distance 2miles tops,i have had painfull legs all down the shin area? :sigh:
Is this know as Shin Splints and apart from resting is there anything i can do?
Thanks muchly xx
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Gonna be skinny!
S: 12st3lb C: 9st6lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 22.7 Loss: 2st11lb(22.81%)
Hey, I have suffered with SS for about a year.... it's a tricky one... unfortunately rest is the only cure.... You can get shin splint braces to support the area but the best advice is a decent pair of trainers... are you running in cheap trainers? I know that sounds a bit snobby (really isn't meant to be), it's just when I don't wear my Nike runners, I have hell to deal with...but when I wear them....95% improvement...


addicted to minimins
S: 13st4lb C: 11st6lb G: 10st9lb BMI: 24.3 Loss: 1st12lb(13.98%)
I get shin splints AFTER a day of running or walking around, but rarely when I'm actually running or walking. It is weird. Shin splints stink!