-ray or scan.Self-treatmentIf you avoid pressure you will ease the pain, so bigger shoes, soft padding, or avoiding heel backs by using sandals or running without shoes can help. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory tablets and ice are the other staple treatments
an injury like this may well be forerunner of secondary injuries and should be avoided. Running may well be possible within two weeks of a steroid injection, but you should always follow the advice of your medical professional.
bed is a drastic but definitive solution.Can you run through it? You may be able to run if you wear shoes with plenty of toe space to prevent pressure and pain. You should definitely avoid racing until the condition has been cleared up. Without
were probably just unlucky in developing the condition, and would probably be doubly unlucky were it to return. I would suggest that you could start running as soon as the rash has dried up and the scabs have disappeared.Patrick Milroy, RW Medical
UAN:234 Article type:--Shinsplints are one of the most common running injuries. They result from tired or inflexible calf muscles putting too much stress on tendons, which become strained and torn. Overpronation aggravates this problem, as can
to almost any injury. If the pain hasn’t disappeared the next day, don’t try to run on it. The only time it can be beneficial to run through pain is during rehabilitation when you may need to overcome a little initial stiffness to regain the muscle
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