June 13th, 2010Archive for

Shin Splints, Severe Muscle Pain

A friend of mine told me that, after running for a while his shins started to hurt pretty bad with a combination of tightness,ache and numbness all together. He even stopped running due to the shin hurting so bad. He asked me: Is there anything I can do to reduce the pain from those shin splints (stretching, massage, etc)? Will running with smaller steps decrease the shin splints from hurting this much? Well.. it depends on the severity of that "ouchhh my shin hurts!!", although you shou...