As a runner or walker, we all know that when the words shin and splint are combined, they mean trouble. This is trouble that we athletes don’t care to deal with but still comes any way. Let’s look a little further into shin splints.
- Irritated and swollen muscles, often from new runners, overuse, and overtraining.
- Overpronation or ”flat feet” — when the impact of a step makes your foot’s arch collapse
- Weakness in stabilizing muscles of the hips or core.
We have CEPs (brand of compression socks) in the store and are happy to help you figure out which level of compression is best for you. CEPs are medical grade compression socks backed by a 5th generation of doctors and medical professionals.