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Barefoot Shoes treatment for Shin Splints1

Barefoot Shoes

Barefoot shoes, also known as minimalist shoes, can help correct poor running form and promote a proper foot strike that may limit the amount of running injuries.Barefoot shoes, also known as minimalist shoes, can help correct poor running form and promote a proper foot strike that may limit the amount of running injuries.

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Acupuncture treatment for Shin Splints2

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is used to treat a variety of ailments and injuries like lower back pain, plantar fasciitis, and knee and ankle pain. Needles are placed in the skin at particular points in the body.Acupuncture is used to treat a variety of ailments and injuries like lower back pain, plantar fasciitis, and knee and ankle pain. Needles are placed in the skin at particular points in the body.

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Supplements treatment for Shin Splints3

Supplements

Natural supplements and a vitamin and mineral rich diet can help you to regain foot health more quickly. Many people have used supplements along with traditional treatments.Natural supplements and a vitamin and mineral rich diet can help you to regain foot health more quickly. Many people have used supplements along with traditional treatments.

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Massage treatment for Shin Splints4

Massage

Massages are a very effective treatment to increase flexibility, blood flow and promote healing. There are many types of massages to treat various injuries. Massages are a very effective treatment to increase flexibility, blood flow and promote healing. There are many types of massages to treat various injuries.

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Proper Running Form treatment for Shin Splints5

Proper Running Form

Proper running form means midfoot strike, i.e landing on the middle to front part of the foot, leaning forward so the leg follow the body and small with high cadence.Proper running form means midfoot strike, i.e landing on the middle to front part of the foot, leaning forward so the leg follow the body and small with high cadence.

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Strengthening Exercises for Shin Splints
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Strengthening Exercises

Strengthening exercises are a good, sustainable solution for many aches and pains that come with an injury. Strengthening exercises can simply be walking or running.Strengthening exercises are a good, sustainable solution for many aches and pains that come with an injury. Strengthening exercises can simply be walking or running.

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Supportive Shoes treatment for Shin Splints7

Supportive Shoes

Supportive shoes help support affected areas and with healing. Your shoes should fit well and avoid added pressure. A good insole with an arch support can greatly help.Supportive shoes help support affected areas and with healing. Your shoes should fit well and avoid added pressure. A good insole with an arch support can greatly help.

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Rest treatment for Shin Splints8

Rest

Rest is especially important if the injury started from a sudden increase in activity and when high levels of inflammation are present. Immediately reduce the load on the foot until you see improvement. Rest is especially important if the injury started from a sudden increase in activity and when high levels of inflammation are present. Immediately reduce the load on the foot until you see improvement.

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Taping treatment for Shin Splints9

Taping

Taping is a treatment technique that helps with alignment, pain relief, and swelling. There are specific ways to do this, and it can be done by a professional or by a capable self learner. Taping is a treatment technique that helps with alignment, pain relief, and swelling. There are specific ways to do this, and it can be done by a professional or by a capable self learner.

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Compression treatment for Shin Splints10

Compression

Compression means applying pressure to the injured area with an elastic bandage, wrap, sleeve or compression sock. Compression helps reduce pain, inflammation and swelling.Compression means applying pressure to the injured area with an elastic bandage, wrap, sleeve or compression sock. Compression helps reduce pain, inflammation and swelling.

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Stretching for Shin Splints
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Stretching

Stretching keeps muscles flexible and strong. Static stretching can get muscles to relax, dynamic will promote blood flow and other stretching protocols can lengthen muscles and return range of motion (ROM).Stretching keeps muscles flexible and strong. Static stretching can get muscles to relax, dynamic will promote blood flow and other stretching protocols can lengthen muscles and return range of motion (ROM).

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Physical Therapy for Shin Splints
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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy means going to a professional Physical Therapist where they administer a program to help restore mobility and reduce inflammation and/or pain.Physical Therapy means going to a professional Physical Therapist where they administer a program to help restore mobility and reduce inflammation and/or pain.

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Shockwave treatment for Shin Splints13

Shockwave

Shockwave therapy is commonly used to heal inflammation, and reduce pain. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is thought to relieve pain by disrupting scar tissue.Shockwave therapy is commonly used to heal inflammation, and reduce pain. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is thought to relieve pain by disrupting scar tissue.

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Ice treatment for Shin Splints14

Ice

Ice provides temporary relief and reduces inflammation. You can use ice in the form of cold packs, ice baths, or a frozen water bottle. Ice is often recommended along with rest, compression, and elevation (also known as RICE).Ice provides temporary relief and reduces inflammation. You can use ice in the form of cold packs, ice baths, or a frozen water bottle. Ice is often recommended along with rest, compression, and elevation (also known as RICE).

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NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs treatment for Shin Splints15

NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroid injections are the most commonly used medications to treat pain and inflammation. NSAIDs that are commonly used are Advil®, Motrin®, Ibuprofen, and Aleve®Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroid injections are the most commonly used medications to treat pain and inflammation. NSAIDs that are commonly used are Advil®, Motrin®, Ibuprofen, and Aleve®

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Dry Needling treatment for Shin Splints16

Dry Needling

Dry needling promotes healing by allowing for increased circulation to the injured area. It improves oxygen delivery, and stimulates the neural pathways that can block pain messages. Dry needling promotes healing by allowing for increased circulation to the injured area. It improves oxygen delivery, and stimulates the neural pathways that can block pain messages.

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Surgery treatment for Shin Splints17

Surgery

Surgery is a treatment used to repair the body or treat pain caused by an injury. Surgery is not right for everyone. While some are successful, it is best to try other less invasive treatments first.Surgery is a treatment used to repair the body or treat pain caused by an injury. Surgery is not right for everyone. While some are successful, it is best to try other less invasive treatments first.

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Orthotics treatment for Shin Splints18

Orthotics

Orthotics are shoe inserts that can be inexpensive off the shelf, or custom made by a doctor and much more expensive. They are helpful in aligning feet and treating a variety of foot conditions.Orthotics are shoe inserts that can be inexpensive off the shelf, or custom made by a doctor and much more expensive. They are helpful in aligning feet and treating a variety of foot conditions.

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