Running is a popular sport or form of exercise for millions of people around the world. Although running has plenty of health benefits, it’s also associated with various injuries. One common injury I see in runners is medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints. Shin splints can also occur in people who are participating in other high impact sports such as basketball, soccer, jumping or gymnastics.

Shin splints are an overuse injury that is characterized by a throbbing or aching pain along the front or inside edge of the shinbone (tibia).

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