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29 Sep 2009

Shin split
Lately iI have problems with my heels. I can hardly walk. It pains very much even at night when I must go to the loo. Could it be shin plit and what is shin split exactly. Is ther a cure for it?
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Healthy Bones
Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Shin splints occur on the front of the legs and usually happens when there is overuse (overexercising like marathon runners). Consult your doctor regarding the painful heels so that they can do some tests like x-rays etc to determine the cause of your discomfort.
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