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Cramps, Shin Splints: Ouch- How Do you Stop Them

May 12, 20159 min
If you're a runner, you've probably suffered shin splint or cramps. They can be painful, but help is on the way!If you're a runner, you've probably suffered shin splint or cramps. They can be painful, but help is on the way! Shin splints and cramps are a few running related injuries that, with proper equipment and training, can be avoided.But if you do get them, what can you do to relieve the pain as quick as possible.Hydration is the best and most important way to begin.Stretching before hand and proper equipment goes a long way to avoid injuries in the first place.Jordan D. Metzl, MD is here to discuss the best ways to avoid running injuries, including cramps and shin splints.

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