Why you get Shin Splints - and How to Get Rid of Them

Women's Health—June 16, 2016

Women's Health writer Jessica Migala covers a story about why shin splints are so common in runners. The article features comments from expert Jordan D. Metzl, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Metzl explains, "It's one of the most common things I see in my office." Dr. Metzl continues, "You know you have it if, when you push on your shinbone after a run, it's sore." He also suggests that runners are more susceptible to shin splints if they increase mileage too quickly.

To read more, visit WomensHealthMag.com.

 

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