This episode comes from a question sent in by one of the Doc On The Run Podcast listeners, and she wanted to know whether or not it was okay to jump rope if she has shin splints?
Well, the short answer is, is you can do whatever you want. You just have to be willing to pay the consequences and you can have a couple of different consequences from jumping rope with shin splints.
But if you’re sure that you just have shin splints, if you’ve done a telemedicine consultation with an expert on running injuries, or if you’ve seen your doctor and your doctor poked around on you and was sure that you really and truly only have shin splints, then in that case, it is probably safe for you to do it and just see what happens.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about whether or not it’s okay to jump rope with shin splints.
Shin splints are a common overtraining injury among runners. That aching pain in the front of the leg can be really annoying.
Some common questions from runners with shin splints are…
Can I run with shinsplints?
Will I get a tibial stress fracture if I run the shinsplints?
Is it really risky to keep running if I just have shin splints?
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about whether or not it risky to keep running with shin splints.View Details »