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Shin Splint Help Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Help.

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

29 Proven Methods to Manage Aches & Pains

Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer...  Read more

Healthy Ways to Deal with Dry Skin

It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,...  Read more

Recommendations for a new scale. Help.
Updated 7/20/2014 11:41:51 PM

My scale is frustrating me 40 I weigh on a flat floor but it will give me different readings if I step on more than once. Yes I know I should go with the first reading, ha, but I just don't trust it. So I am looking for some recommendations for a n...  Read more

Back with 35 extra lbs. to lose! Help!
Updated 7/18/2014 2:38:32 PM

Hi, everyone. I've been trying to take off 100+ lbs. gained quickly due to medications, and that took me from size 6 to 20 in a few years. (Domperidone and Lexapro) Have tried many diets, but didn't stick to them due to stress, cravings, lighthe...  Read more

Newbie needing help
Updated 7/17/2014 1:03:35 AM

Well I reach out for help and only one person replied. I can see clearly now that no one gives a d#$n so why bother. Waste of my time coming to this program!!!...  Read more

Just join but need help
Updated 7/15/2014 10:30:55 PM

Hello Everyone Just joined this site. I am a bit frustrated I have been trying to lose weight for over a year with little to no success. I have done weight watchers, Low carb, and counting calories and keeping it between 1200 & 1400 calories. N...  Read more

Old timer needing help
Updated 7/15/2014 8:05:06 PM

Although I have been around for about 5 years, this last year has been my banner year. I started this year at 387 lbs. The highest I have every weighed. The medical conditions were piling up and my mobility was extremely limited. Through diet and...  Read more

When Injured, Do the Right Thing

Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time...  Read more

Walking, Running or Working Out, Make Sure You Wear the Right Shoes

Getting the correct fitting shoes is part of my sucess. I have very flat feet. Not only that, I severely over pronate. That's part of the reason I was nick named Ducky when I was in the Marine Corps. You would think that I would need Motion Control...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Running Inconveniences Part 3

This is the third in a series of blogs regarding those running inconveniences that may not sideline you as a runner, but if you fail to seek early intervention, may do just that. Today’s blog will cover one of the most common and dreaded running inc...  Read more

The Top Healthy Headlines

A Great Video about Operation BeautifulLiquid Calories: What Cold Coffee Drinks Are the Worst? Eating Vegetables Doesn’t Stop Cancer Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Fights French Fries Stars Who've Run a Marathon Spaghetti with ‘Neat’ Sauce a...  Read more

Finally Joined a Gym, and Shin Splint Help?

I've been working on getting back in the swing of things health and diet wise this week. I charted my food two days (better than no days for the last three weeks) and...I finally joined a gym! Pulling the trigger on the gym membership was an esp...  Read more

Shin Splint Help

I've had a number of friends ask me about how overcame shin splints and I wanted to post a link to the stretches I do after each run. walking.about.com/od/stretching/a/shinstre
tch.htm Also, I can't stress enough the night and day differenc...  Read more