Patient Comments: Shin Splints - Length Symptoms Lasted

How long did the symptoms of your shin splints last? Was there anything in particular that helped with pain/symptom relief?

Comment from: Male Published: August 12

I had shin splints when I was participating in track and field as a pole vaulter. I was able to keep practicing and performing by taping my lower legs. I was taped up in a crisscross pattern from just below the knees to the ankles.

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