Shinsplints

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Shinsplints
« on: 31/08/2005 08:13:08 »
Hello everybody!
Can someone give me some advice on how to heal shinsplints, or prevent it? [V] It HUUUURTS!!!! I work out five days a week (aerobics and fitness), and the shinsplints come and go, no I'm taking one week off, just to make it go away.
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Re: Shinsplints
« Reply #1 on: 02/09/2005 17:51:04 »
I had too had 'shin splints' when I was doing a lot of running. The represent inflammation and injury to the sites where tendons insert into bones and will only heal if you give them a good break from load bearing exercise.

The fact that you have them in some respects demonstrates that you are over doing things and should cut back a little bit.

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