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Re: Shin Splints, Blisters, and PT [Merged]
« Reply #175 on: October 12, 2015, 20:33:48 »
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Re: Shin Splints, Blisters, and PT [Merged]
« Reply #176 on: October 12, 2015, 22:07:04 »
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Re: Shin Splints, Blisters, and PT [Merged]
« Reply #177 on: May 15, 2019, 12:07:44 »
I've been wanting to join for a while now and have been trying to increase my fitness.  When I start running more, I develop bad shin splints that persist for a long time. When I was in school and had fitness testing for the program I was in, I had the same thing happen. When I start to feel them, they last for several weeks. I am a bigger guy (not tall, but heavy) and I've been working and dropping weight trying to get back to around 190lbs.  I was wondering if someone has had similar issues and advice on how to stop getting them. I've been told that compression socks do help and good shoes, which I have both.

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Re: Shin Splints, Blisters, and PT [Merged]
« Reply #178 on: May 15, 2019, 12:18:02 »
Shin splints are caused by a variety of issues. For me, I found that getting the proper shoes was the cure. I would reccomend that you go to somewhere like the Running Room, where they will determine what type of shoe is best for you - pronation control, toe box size etc. Secondly, good stretching is important until you can just get out and run. Without going too deep into things, take a look at this article:

Shin Splints: Causes, Treatment, Recovery and Prevention
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Re: Shin Splints, Blisters, and PT [Merged]
« Reply #179 on: May 15, 2019, 14:35:28 »
Shin splints are caused by a variety of issues. For me, I found that getting the proper shoes was the cure. I would reccomend that you go to somewhere like the Running Room, where they will determine what type of shoe is best for you - pronation control, toe box size etc. Secondly, good stretching is important until you can just get out and run. Without going too deep into things, take a look at this article:

Shin Splints: Causes, Treatment, Recovery and Prevention

and.... you might need orthotics to address issues like flat feet etc
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