The Best Orthotics and Insoles for Shin Splints Treatment and Prevention

Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a common low-leg injury among athletes. Using the best orthotics and insoles for shin splints can help reduce pain and prevent recurring injuries. These orthotics and insoles absorb impact, resist overpronation, and support the foot’s arch during supination. To do this the best orthotics have proven design features like a rearfoot wedge to resist pronation and a plantar groove and 1st cut out to help supination. By doing this the orthotic, such as the Interpod MODEL P PAIN orthotic reduces the strain on the muscle, tendon and ligaments especially the tibialis posterior muscle to prevent injury.

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Relieve Pain from Shin Splints with Orthotics

Orthotics for shin splints provide short-term relief from pain by taking pressure off the muscles that attach to the shins and insert into the arch of the foot. For effective prevention of shin splints, it’s important to use orthotics that resist overpronation and promote supination.

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Common Causes of Recurrent Shin Splints and How to Address Them

Running is the most common cause of recurring shin splints, which is an overuse injury. Load management is essential for treating an overuse injury. Decrease your intensity, volume and train on softer surfaces. Progressively increase your training giving your body time to adapt. If you are getting too sore and regular pains, you are doing too much. Make sure you are wearing supportive shoes and even cushioned thicker socks like the Lightfeet Evolution sock. The best orthotics for shin splints address overpronation, reduce strain on the leg muscles, and prevent the condition from progressing. Rearfoot wedges, such as Interpod orthotics, are effective in preventing recurring shin splints.

Avoid Permanent Injury from Shin Splints with Proper Treatment

Continuing to exercise with shin splints can lead to more serious injuries, such as stress fractures. It’s important to gradually increase training, wear appropriate footwear, and use orthotics that reduce overpronation and support the arch of the foot. This takes pressure off the muscles in the leg associated with shin splints and prevents permanent injury. If you are constantly sore or injured seek help from your Allied Health Professional.

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Shin Splint FAQs

What Are Shin Splints and Their Causes?
Shin splints are a condition that causes pain along the inner lower shinbone. Over training is the most common cause. You can decrease the strain on your muscles, tendons and bone by reducing the volume, intensity and increasing your rest. Training on hard surfaces like concrete ans asphalt also contribute to shim pain. However, running on unstable surfaces like soft sand also strains the muscles needed to stabilise the foot which can increase shin pain. Overpronation, hip muscle issues, shin bone shape and angle, and external training errors can all contribute to shin splints.
How Do Shin Splints Occur and How Can Orthotics Help?
Shin splints are an overuse injury caused by excessive exercise, running on hard surfaces, or wearing incorrect footwear. Orthotics help reduce overpronation, which can lead to shin splints, and support the arch during supination to prevent the condition from worsening.
Why Do Shin Splints Recur and What Can Be Done to Prevent Them?
Shin splints often recur because athletes continue to exercise without enough rest and recovery. To prevent recurring shin splints, it’s important to rest from running and participate in non-weight bearing activities. Using orthotics to reduce overpronation and support the arch during supination can also help prevent recurring shin splints.
How Do Orthotics Help Decrease Discomfort and Pain from Shin Splints?
Orthotics for shin splints reduce overpronation, which can lead to discomfort and pain associated with shin splints. The best orthotics for shin splints are also comfortable, fit well in shoes, and support the arch during supination without causing any other issues. Using orthotics can decrease discomfort and pain as the condition worsens.