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How can I reduce the pain from shin splints?

Fred C. Redfern, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
You can treat shin splint pain by icing the area and taking anti-inflammatory medication, says Fred Redfern, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he says that rest will help reduce pain as well.

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