I was desperate for shin splints help when I first transitioned from heel heel strike running to forefoot strike running, but I was surprised to see that…
What do you need to do if you suffer from runners shin pain? Swing your leg higher up behind your body when you run.
As soon as I switched from heel strike running to forefoot strike running I felt miserable because I struggled with chronic pain on the side of the shin bone, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome and medial shin splints.
We know that shin splints is all too common in running, but we all want to know why do you get shin splints from running with a heel strike vs running with a forefoot strike?
The typical rehab for shin splints in runners involve stretching, ice therapy, ultra-sound therapy and rest whereby shin splints can last from 1 week to 3 months. In essence however, these approaches do not fix the real problem.
Shin tendon pain, especially on the inner part of the lower leg, is extremely common in joggers who heel strike. One of the easiest ways to prevent…
Outlining what are shin splints, how they are caused, and how runners can easily prevent them.