Shin Splints

Shin splints primarily affects Runners, and can plague them for weeks and months, what are the typical causes?

  • When you pronate your feet
  • Structural imbalances
  • Glute weakness
  • Core weakness
  • Poor sequencing
  • Increasing your training to quickly
  • IMPACT – surfaces!
  • Tight calfs
  • Tight and restricted ankles

Can Remedial Massage help?

Pain when running

What are some tips to deal with Shin Splints?

  • Address the imbalances in the body, this begins with a thorough assessment of your GAIT (how you are walking and running).  Typically there will be overactive and under active muscles at play and consequently there are patterns in the mix.  In order to make fundamental change we need to assess the lay of the land.
  • ICE
  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Release your calves and feet

Come in for a assessment, once assessed a tailored plan will be created to get you back running in no time.

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