Battling Pain from Shin Splints

Orthopedics Plus, April 17th, 2015

Shin splints are common to most runners and even some walkers. Shin splints is the pain along the tibia – or the large bone in the front of your lower leg. The muscles and tendons around the bone can become sensitive and painful when they are overworked. While anyone can get them, shin splints are [...]

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Time is Now to Kick Off Your 5K Training

Orthopedics Plus, March 20th, 2015

Even though it doesn’t look like it outside, spring will soon be here. And just as flowers start appearing so do 5k fundraising runs and walks. For example, ThedaCare Foundation-New London hosts the annual Wolf River Sturgeon Shuffle on April 25 and the American Cancer Society holds the Sole Burner 5k walk/run to fight cancer in [...]

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