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Shin pain after running

Shin pain is common among regular runners and can indicate various issues. Learn what the main shin problems are, as well as how to prevent and treat them.

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How to manage metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia is a common problem for the regular runner. Although there are a number of causes, the most common is repetitive strain put on the metatarsals (the long bones in the foot), for example during high impact sports involving a lot of running and jumping. The pain it causes is felt in the balls of the feet and can sideline a runner for a number of weeks. In order to get back to training as soon as possible, treatment should consist of a number of immediate and longer-term actions. What can I do straight away?   First of all, rest. This can be hard to do, particularly if you have events coming up but definitely suspend training until the pain begins...

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