Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Shin Splints?11/09/11
(HealthDay News) -- Shin splints are a common overuse injury
that causes pain and soreness in the large bone in the lower
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says risk factors
for developing shin splints include:
- Jogging or running.
- Having rigid arches or flat feet.
- Being a dancer.
- Suddenly exercising much more frequently or vigorously than
- Training for the military.
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