Shin Splint

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Will I get more shin pain with skating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am sidelined from running with shin splints right now. I will be foam rolling and stretching for the next couple of weeks. I was wondering if cross straining with skating would help or exacerbate the issue? My initial thought was that skating has a lower impact than running but stil...  Read Full »

Dr. Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have understood your concern about shin splint pain. See commonly any sportspersons who engage in vigorous training like skating and all, they will be getting more shin pain because it involves more front muscles of lower legs. For training and sports performance...  Read Full »

How will reducing high intensity Zumba dance help in shin pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been doing Zumba for six months, three times a week. A month ago, my instructor significantly increased the intensity of choreographies and my shins started hurting after dancing. They hurt all along the tibia, all the time. It is not extremely painful, but quite annoying. I would...  Read Full »

Dr. Amrita Patro

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query. I would suggest you to reduce the intensity or time duration of Zumba, if possible. Do some warm up exercises before starting with high intensity Zumba dance. You can also do some low intensity Zumba dance before moving into the higher intens...  Read Full »

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