mapmyrun.com : How to Prevent (and Recover from) Shin Splints
If you're a runner, chances are you've felt that pain.
According to studies, shin splints are the most common injury for runners, that's one reason why mapmyrun.com reached out to OhioHealth's Dr. Darrin Bright, a family physician at OhioHealth Hospitals and medical director for the Columbus Marathon and Capital City Half Marathon - to find out how to recover from and then prevent those painful shin splints. You can click on the May My Run logo to the right to read the full article.
More about Dr. Darrin Bright
Dr. Bright is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine physician, with a special focus on sports medicine, comprehensive care for runners, triathletes and cyclists, overuse injuries, stress fractures and Active Release Technique (ART).
He is the director of the MAX Sports Medicine Endurance Academy, head team physician for Worthington Kilbourne High School and Otterbein College and serves as the medical director for The Columbus Marathon and Capital City Half Marathon. Dr. Bright is a coach for Marathoners in Training, and also serves as a medical consultant to several running and cycling groups within the central Ohio area.
Dr. Bright is an avid marathon runner and triathlete, having completed over 40 marathons and ultramarathons including The Columbus Marathon, Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon and Chicago, New York City and Boston marathons. In addition to multiple Olympic and sprint distance triathlons, he also completed Ironman Florida.