How To Avoid Shin Splints

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Medial tibial stress syndrome, also known as shin splints, is one of the most common injuries among runners.The reoccurring pain in the shin area between the knee and ankle is caused by repeatedly putting stress on muscles, shin splints can be painful, problematic, and can even require expensive treatments. Although the injury can be caused by over-pronation, all athletes are susceptible to shin splints. Save yourself the trouble and check out these five ways to avoid shin splints.

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Riley Jones is a student from Charlottesville, VA. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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