Shin Splints

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Shin Splints

Postby OHhunter » Sun Jun 27, 2010 1:32 pm

Anyone got any good treatment tips for shin splints. My right shin just above my foot is killing me, I've iced it and rested it for a couple days not really seeing any improvement.
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RE: Shin Splints

Postby JPH » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:34 am

More ice! I'm talking about filling a trash can with ice water and putting your legs in it until you cannot stand it any longer. Take your legs out, recover and do it again if you can take it. Do this before and after your workouts.

It is a miserable ordeal, but still better than shin splints.

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RE: Shin Splints

Postby OHhunter » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:28 pm

Thanks for the tip JPH been icing it as much as possible and taking Ibuprofen seems to be getting better slowly. I'd like to be resting it more but kinda hard when you work on your feet 8 to 10 hours a day.
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RE: Shin Splints

Postby scottflesher » Mon Jun 28, 2010 1:49 pm

Brad,
Make sure you stay off your feet (outside of work) the best you can. I've had them a couple of times and the advice I received from a physican is to stay off your feet. There isn't a cure for them, they must heal on their own. Walking isn't as bad as running or other activites that are high impact.
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RE: Shin Splints

Postby Jslotter » Mon Jun 28, 2010 4:26 pm

Definetly let them heal. Shin splints take a little time to go away. Over time , the more you condition yourself, shin splints should subside.
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RE: Shin Splints

Postby OHhunter » Tue Jul 06, 2010 3:15 pm

Thanks for all the tips on the shin splints glad to say they are all but gone, still have just a little pain. Nothing a little ice cant cure. But now I have a new issue, seems I sprang and or have slight tear where the groin muscle and hamstring meet. It's a work related injury that we hope heels up with some rest and ice/heat treatments.
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RE: Shin Splints

Postby JPH » Tue Jul 06, 2010 3:24 pm

Ow.

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RE: Shin Splints

Postby scottflesher » Thu Jul 08, 2010 2:40 pm

Makes me wonder what line of work your in.


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