Patient Comments: Shin Splints - Effective Treatment

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Are you prone to shin splints? If so, what treatment works well to relieve symptoms? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Eric, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: May 28

Last year I started running and had posterior shin splints after a few times. I changed to shoes with better arch support and the pain eventually went away. After a few months off, I started running again and the shin splints came back. I tried changing shoes and that did not help. I then tried naproxen (generic for Aleve) and the pain seemed to go away within a day.

Comment from: Jam, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 11

I have had shin splints for the last 6 months. Finally I tried dry needling. Only one treatment but not any better so far.

Comment from: irshad, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: October 31

While playing a football I feel pain like someone stopped my legs from running.

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