Shin splints are characterised by severe pain in the lower leg and shin. It is caused by prolonged periods of running on hard surfaces.
In order to prevent shin splints one should take certain precautions before running or one can end up with painful shin splints.
Here are certain things you will need to be doing on a regular basis to prevent shin splints.
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Whenever you go out for a run, if you simply start running, you will be placing a lot of stress on the bones, tissues and muscles around the shin.