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Shin Splint Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Pain.

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

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

Stretching Should Not Be Missing In Action

When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not. Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

I was (am) in too much pain to sleep last night. N
Updated 10/5/2015 9:09:14 AM

I was (am) in too much pain to sleep last night. Now I'm exhausted and hurting. Nothing makes me want comfort food while wrapped up in comfy pjs and blankets. Pizza sounds great! Thankfully I live in the middle of no where, so no delivery this far!...  Read more

Well went to the ER with chest pains and other sym
Updated 10/5/2015 8:15:05 AM

Well went to the ER with chest pains and other symptoms. Thankfully all my test come back ok. I felt embarased after all my tests were ok but thankfull....  Read more

Plantar Fasciitis pain is bringing me down. Beside
Updated 10/5/2015 1:13:51 AM

Plantar Fasciitis pain is bringing me down. Besides stretching techniques with a tennis ball, does anyone else have experiences that worked for them?...  Read more

I need advice on how to keep shin splints away. I
Updated 10/4/2015 2:03:20 AM

I need advice on how to keep shin splints away. I use a foam roller and do some stretching but i feel like shin splints are coming in the near future. Could it be the way i run? I wear insoles and have asic shoes that are fairly new....  Read more

Eating low carb=less arthritis pain?
Updated 10/10/2015 9:11:44 AM

I've only been eating low carb for about 5 days and my arthritis hip pain has lessened greatly! Can this be true or am I just imagining this? Has this happened for anyone else?...  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

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

Chronic Pain Warriors: We Will Win the Weight War

We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations....  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

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