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What Are Shin Splints?

Never Ignore Shin Pain!

"Shin Splints" is a term that is used to descibe the pain that occurs along the shinbone. Shin pain most commonly occurs on the inside of the shinbone and is caused by damage to the fibers that connect the leg muscles to the outer lining of the bone. You should never ignore shin pain! It is estimated that it can take 10 weeks to recover from shin splints!