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Video: Shin pain/shin splints running – sports doctor and physio discuss what causes and what you can do about 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 explains.


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  • Join us on social media to watch videos like this one on how to prevent injuries, this one on the best exercises for runners, and this one on all the things you can do to help your body recover.
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