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Shin Splints

Runners often complain about shin splints. Learn what causes them, how to prevent them and how to treat them so you can hit the pavement again ASAP—pain-free.

Brian Schiff, licensed physical therapist, board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist, and certified strength and conditioning coach, shares five exercises and stretches for treating and preventin

If you're a runner, shin splints are your (occasional) cross to bear.

When it comes to shin splints, prevention is the best medicine. Unfortunately, new runners sometimes learn this the hard way—after they've already developed the pesky condition.

Whether you're a novice runner or you're working toward your tenth marathon, chances are you've experienced shin splints at one point or another.