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Legs, Knees, Ankles, and Shin Splints

Prevention and treatment of common walking injuries and problems such as shin splints, knee, ankle and leg problems.
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  2. Tendonitis
  3. Leg Pain and Injuries
  4. Hip and Groin Injuries
  5. Knee Injuries (7)
  6. Ankles and Shins (10)

How to Prevent Shin Splints
Shin splints are a common complaint when you start walking for fitness or change your speed or shoe model. Here are tips to prevent shin splints and advice on how to deal with them if they develop.

Exercise Allergy and Itchy Leg Syndrome
Itchy leg syndrome may be caused by what you are wearing, or may be an allergy to exercise itself.

Hamstring Injury
A pulled hamstring is more commonly seen in sports with sprinting, turning, etc.

Leg Lounger
Putting your feet up is great. This adjustable air pillow lets you set the angle and firmness of the cushion. It is also useful when you need to elevate a sprained ankle.

Muscle Cramps
A muscle cramp can stop you cold. Find out how to prevent and treat a muscle cramp.

Piriformis Syndrome
Some physicians believe that piriformis syndrome is the name given to hip/buttock pain that cannot be otherwise diagnosed. Others believe that piriformis syndrome is a very real cause of pain and disability.

Stress Fracture
A stress fracture is a hairline crack in the bone that develops because of repeated or prolonged forces against the bone.

Strains - How to Treat a Pulled Muscle
A strain is when a muscle becomes overstretched and tears. This painful injury, also called a "pulled muscle," can be caused by an accident, improper use of a muscle, or overuse of a muscle.

Vain About Veins - 5 Exercise Facts You Need to Know
Do you loathe showing your veins when walking in shorts? Dr. David Glass dispels myths about veins, and we discuss ways to camouflage them.

Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins
Sclerotherapy is used to reduce varicose veins. Here is a walker's experience with getting sclerotherapy.

Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, painful superficial veins resulting from poorly functioning valves.

Walking Canes
What are the different types of walking canes? Here are examples of different designs and what they are used for.

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