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What Is the Best Advice to Deal With Shin Splints?

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

What Is the Best Advice to Deal With Shin Splints?
Shin splints is among the most painful lower leg problems experienced by athletes and active individuals. The pain associated with shin splints is caused by a disruption of Sharpey’s fibers—collagenous fibers that connect lower leg fascia to the tibia’s periosteum. The impact forces that occur during repetitive stress (especially when using poor footwear) cause excessive pulling... Read more