If you’re a runner, the chances are you’ll have heard of shin splints and many of you will have experienced the painful issue too.

Shin splits are not a specific injury, but rather a general term for pain on the inside of the shin.

When training for a marathon, it’s important to be aware of this condition and how to manage it, as long-term exposure can lead to stress fractures and a complete stop to running for a while.

We have taken a closer look at the symptoms, causes, and management of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome – a frequent cause of shin splints-type pain – on MyFFC.

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