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Acute pain in the shin and lower leg caused by prolonged running, typically on hard surfaces.
- Your specialist first isolates the pain - arthritis, shin splints and knee pain being common.
- I experienced knee pain, hip pain, ankle pain, muscle cramps, headaches, shin splints and pulled muscles, but the discomfort was never enough to prompt me to cut back on my workouts.
- Softer materials are useful for conditions related to shock, such as shin splints, heel bruising and pain beneath the ball of the foot.
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