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Annoying shin pain after running

Patient: I am a teen running track in my track team. After about a week I began to feel discomfort on the inside of my shin just above my ankle. I was told to ice the spot but since then my legs have deteriorated to the point where both legs hurt and occasionally after a workout I can hardly walk. Is there anything that can help alleviate this issue besides just ice. Resting won’t be easy because I really want to run track. As a side not the initial discomfort came after a strenuous day of hurdling

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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