- Q for runners
Could be shin splints. Doctor will tell you to rest. They’ll go away, then come back.
Either rest fully and come back gradually. Or next, go see someone for gait analysis, after that, go and see someone who can sort out your stride.
Depending where you are, I can recommend a good biomechanist.Posted 4 years agodjgloverMember
which side of the bone, inside? shin splints covers a wide range of actual conditions, however most of them are overuse injuries.
Back of and ride your bike, a week off riding won’t hurt your running as long as you put some effort in.
I get back on the bike at the first sign of a niggle these days, 3 days off and a big road ride does no harm
Also, running up hill on grass helps stay injury free.Posted 4 years agoIanMunroMember
Depending on the length of time you’ve been running it could be simply overuse , or maybe just over-striding, or something else.
So you can either go down the the google route, or find a local recommendation for someone who deals with running injures – this won’t be your GP though.
I’ve rested for just under a week but its still there
Just under a week isn’t rest 🙂Posted 4 years ago
I’ve been getting a bit of pain for the last couple of weeks ..about 4″above my ankle …and feel very flat footed with no spring on that side ….is it likely to be shin splints …as I’ve read they are more mid shin ……I can run through it but I’m sure it won’t do it any good …………..is it doctor time ..Posted 4 years ago
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