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.
Outlining what are shin splints, how they are caused, and how runners can easily prevent them.
Making a simple change in your ankle kinematics when running can banish your shin splints for good.
New research implies that running barefoot does not cause shin splints as compared with running in cushioned shoes.
Quick and easy tips on how to treat shin splints quickly.
One of the best ways as to how you can prevent shin splints when running is to not only land with a forefoot strike, but avoid running too slow.
Find out how to not only treat, but prevent shin splints when running.
Find out how forefoot running allows certain muscles to act as shock absorbers, thereby preventing shin splints.
Reasons why the body prefers to switch from a heel strike to a midfoot strike landing when you get tired.