- Pain typically at the start of activity and then decreasing as the muscles warm up. Pain typically reoccurs after the activity is done.
- Point tenderness along the affected muscles.
- Education on proper training techniques and when to switch shoes out ( anterior/lateral )
- Stability or motion control footwear if overpronation causes the pain
- Superfeet insoles to align the foot and reduce the instability of the foot/ankle/leg that causes the problem
- Compression sleeves and socks, to stabilize the calf muscle
- Massage and icing to reduce the tightening --> pulling mechanism of the calf that contributes to shin splint pain
- Physical Therapist may suggest strengthening exercises.
"My shins feel better already!"