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Shin splints treatment

Shin splints are an overuse injury most commonly found in long distance runners. However, individuals who engage in other recreational athletics, stand or walk on hard surfaces regularly for prolonged periods, or who are predisposed to arch collapse are also at risk for shin splint formation.  Occupations and activities that create excessive heel strike shock have also been implicated.  

Untreated, shin splints can degenerate into more serious conditions, such as chronic compartment syndromes, and stress fractures.  However, the majority of patients respond well to conservative treatment. 

Dr. Gainan in his Boardman office treats shin splints. He uses various modalities including laser light, Graston Technique, 

Call The Boardman office for details. (330) 629-9476

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