Shin Splints

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Druciana

Joined: Jan 10
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Posted: 19 Jun 2013, 20:43
Has anyone dealt with shin splints? I don't want to stop running every other day because I don't want to lose my motivation. Any suggestions?Sad
tonym1967

Joined: Oct 12
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Posted: 20 Jun 2013, 03:02
If you have reached the stage where it is painful to walk, let alone run, then you will need to stop running.

I stopped for two weeks, and then started very very slowly, mixing running with walking in order to build up the muscles, 1 minute run, 1 minute walk that kind of thing.

Rest completely, then build yourself up gradually would be my advice.

Be aware, without a qualified medical diagnosis you may be interpreting this as shin splints when it could be something else.
Your body, your choice, heed advice, not instructions.
Lissaloolah

Joined: Jun 13
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Posted: 20 Jun 2013, 03:52
Make sure you have proper running trainers.Investing in a good pair will help immensely.This was the advice that I had.If you have the money you can get a proper gait test done at most sports shops/outlets to make sure you have the right trainers for you.Also,I found a spell of treadmill running helped ease it whilst I built back up as it is easier on the joints etc.



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