Tips for Avoiding Shin Splints

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Runner with Shin Splints

via Emilia Benton | Greatist

Whether you’re a nine-time marathoner or brand-spankin’ new to the sport, few aches and pains stop you in your tracks (literally) like shin splints.

The term “shin splints” refers to lower leg pain below the knee, either on the front part of the leg or on the inside. Shin splints often feel like a casual stabbing pain piercing through your muscles and bones, signaling the need to cut back on mileage, take a break, and rest.

Click here to read the rest of the article via Greatist and get some great advice from JAG-ONE Physical Therapy’s very own, John Gallucci Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT!