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11 Natural Remedies for Shin Splints

2. Ice packs

Icing the affected area is a popular natural remedy recommended for most types of inflammatory discomfort and sports injury. In the case of shin splits, ice the affected area for 20-30 minutes to ease pain and swelling. Repeat every 3 to 4 hours for a couple of days until the pain subsides.

Massage the area by using an ice pack or a bag of frozen vegetables, taking care not to apply the ice directly on the skin. Instead wrap in a clean cloth or thin towel before applying.

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