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Shin Splint Relief Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Shin Splint Relief.

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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

17 Yoga Poses for All-Natural Pain Relief

If it's true that "pain is weakness leaving the body," a lot of us must be pretty darn strong by now. For many, some degree of discomfort is an unfortunate fact of life. According to data from the 2012 National Health Interview...  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

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

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

Struggling with depression and pain, and no relief
Updated 9/11/2016 4:48:59 AM

Struggling with depression and pain, and no relief in sight. I'm freaking out, I can't go to the ER, at this point they probably think I'm an addict. I'm lost. #panicbutton...  Read more

Any tips for preventing and treating shin splints?
Updated 9/9/2016 4:42:41 PM

Any tips for preventing and treating shin splints?...  Read more

Anxiety Relief suggestions welcome. Meds are not
Updated 9/8/2016 9:01:35 AM

Anxiety Relief suggestions welcome. Meds are not an option (no insurance). Getting out of stressful situations is really not an option either. But realizing it is effecting my performance - I must do something. Exercise is great - need other tips....  Read more

Has anyone tore muscles in shin? How long does it
Updated 9/4/2016 10:24:21 PM

Has anyone tore muscles in shin? How long does it take to heal? Or any advice...and being off of my leg isn't much of an option. #injury...  Read more

Anyone ever had Shin Splints? How do you get rid o
Updated 9/2/2016 10:02:05 AM

Anyone ever had Shin Splints? How do you get rid of them? I was trying to run the other day with the coach to 5k app and the past couple days it's been hurting to even walk. I did manage to do my workouts yesterday and today though...  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

Eastern Star

Sisters and Brothers of the Order of the Eastern Star: we share in the principles of Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth. Let us also share our healthy inspirations!...  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 runnin...  Read more

Stay Active to Prevent Back Pain

The remedy for back pain used to be rest and more rest. But recent guidelines say that the key to beating back pain is in staying active. Here, how to treat and prevent an aching back. How to Treat Back PainThere's nothing like all-consuming back...  Read more