Health Tip: Injury Treatment Protocols – Shin Splints

  1. Ice after exercise 15-20 Minutes
  2. Compression sleeve may help
  3. Lower calf and shin stretch to be done every hour
  4. Ultrasound 2 times per week for 3 weeks
  5. Interferrential current
  6. Deep tissue Massage 2 to 3 minutes 1 to 2 times per   day. Do not massage directly on the bone.
  7. Rest from running (Relative rest)
  8. Decrease workout intensity
  9. Elliptical trainer or aqua jogging can be used as an alternate workout
  10. Change to stability shoes for training
  11. Tape your shins with Kinesio tape
  12. Use Theraband exercises and one legged calf raises to strengthen your muscles