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Lss3771Lss3771 Member Posts: 9 Member Member Posts: 9 Member
Hi all! I’ve been walking quite a bit lately and my shins are really hurting! It makes it tough for me to get a good walk in . Any suggestions? Thanks :)


  • ShortgirlrunningShortgirlrunning Member Posts: 828 Member Member Posts: 828 Member
    Good shoes are a must! Running stores can help you find the right fit for your feet. A lot are doing virtual fittings.
  • cmriversidecmriverside Member Posts: 30,001 Member Member Posts: 30,001 Member
    Now that you're injured, rest or ice might be necessary. Look up shin splints on a medical site.
    edited May 25
  • cmriversidecmriverside Member Posts: 30,001 Member Member Posts: 30,001 Member
    I was walking a couple hours a day up and down some steep hills since lockdown. I hurt my knee, now I'm stuck on the flatlands. I don't like it, but my knee is happier.

    There are a couple physical therapists on YouTube I like, go to Bob and Brad and see if they have some exercises for you...


  • BeautyofdreamsBeautyofdreams Member Posts: 27 Member Member Posts: 27 Member
    I walked five days a week for 50 minutes a day and ended up with a knee injury. Was told to rest and go to physical therapy. Resting is not fun.
  • tompkins1tompkins1 Member Posts: 6 Member Member Posts: 6 Member
    I get shin splints to and I invested in a good pair shoes and a resistance band and use it everyday for strefching excerises and I have noticed a big differnce. Also ice after each walk helps also
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