How To Heal Shin Splints

How To Heal Shin Splints

Education , Podcast , Running

Dr. Sydney Cope, PT, DPT joins the podcast today to discuss how to heal shin splints. At Kinetic Sports Medicine and Performance, we commonly see athletes that deal with chronic shin pain that affects their performance and their ability to enjoy their sport.  

In our experience, there are many myths and misconceptions about how to treat shin splints, so today, Sydney took some time to walk you through the basics of how to manage this painful condition.

We Discuss:

  • Who can get shin splints?
  • What does shin pain commonly present like? 
  • What is the difference between medial tibial stress syndrome and a stress fracture?
  • When should people look for help with shin pain?
  • What are some mistakes you see people make when trying to deal with shin splints?
  • Will rest work?
  • What are the keys to treatment/management?
  • Can this injury come back?

Listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or right above on this page.

If you are a team sport athlete or runner that has been dealing with shin pain (either recent or long standing), reach out to our office today to schedule a free consultation! At this 15-20 minute appointment, we will listen to your story, learn about your goals, take a quick look at your shins and get you pointed in the right direction to get back to enjoying your sport or activities without pain.

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