How to Prevent Shin Splints


If you are an avid runner, dancer, or athlete, you may have experienced shin splints at one point or another. Shin splints are characterized by pain and inflammation in the front part of the lower legs, and effects more than 3 million Americans each year. There are many causes for shin splints, but the most common reason is a sudden increase in your level of activity – whether you are boosting the frequency, duration, or intensity of your workouts. Other factors that contribute to shin splints include having flat feet and wearing worn-out shoes during exercise. If you suffer from shin [...]