Have you or someone you know experienced shin splints?
It generally occurs when someone increases their load quickly – increases in walking, returning to running, fitness or sports just to name a few.
The top 5 causes we see
1. Over – pronation or ‘flat feet’ can cause the shins to rotate in – causing excessive strain on them.
2. Weak or tight calf muscles
3. Lack of movement at the ankles
4. Exercising with the wrong footwear
5. Poor running / walking technique
If that sounds like you, to start we need to understand what is causing your shin splints,
as everyone’s cause can be different..
The best treatment we find that is helpful:
What NOT to do:
– Foam roll your shins – that increases inflammation and actually makes things worse
– Continuing activity when they are sore.