Video: How to get rid of shin pain/shin splints running and what causes it?


How to get rid of shin splints

Are you a runner? Do you have shin pain or shin splints? Would you like to know how to treat it yourself and what could be causing it? Consultant Doctor in sports and exercise medicine Dr Mike Burdon and Physiotherapist Lucy Macdonald explain.

Please also read this article for more detail on the broader causes of shin splints.


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