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What are the symptoms of shin splints?

Many people experience shin splits and believe me, they are not a pleasant feeling. The front of your shin will feel slight pain each stride you take. Some of the reasoning for this will be:

  • Worn shoes. Consider purchasing a new pair
  • Weak calf muscles. Do some calf raises and be sure to stretch!

If you have pain, put some ice on the area and this may help to decrease some of the soreness.

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