Compression socks

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27/07/2014 at 13:26

I suffer from shin splints and so wear cho pat supports which are amazing in that i get no pain at all, but they make my legs feel heavy and tight and slow me down.

I've been looking into compression socks, but all the descriptions and reviews talk about them in terms of calf support (even those that state they help with shin splints).

I just wondered if anyone with shin splints has tried the socks and have any recommendations?

27/07/2014 at 19:11
They have strapping around the ankle and below the knee to provide additional support to the shin...but i think thats probably the only difference...oh and apparently a bit tighter....
27/07/2014 at 19:20
Do you know what caused the shin splints?
27/07/2014 at 19:24
impact during cardio
27/07/2014 at 19:31
Overuse or a technique issue?
27/07/2014 at 19:53
Not too sure to be guess would be overuse as my pt always nade sure ny form was correct
27/07/2014 at 20:41

Compression socks and calf guards can help with shin splints and calf niggles, in my experience.  If it is a regular problem for you, then give them a try. 

27/07/2014 at 20:57
Do you have any recommendations at all ben?
29/07/2014 at 23:35

Wiggle are currently selling the 2XU ladies compression sock at half price. I have used their calf guards, and got on well with them. I think Karrimor do a compression sock, if you want a really cheap one to test the principle.

30/07/2014 at 10:01
Thats great, thanks so much

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