PAIN! In my legs... - Page 2




 
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June 11th, 2004  
samirine
 
Yar, so it's a stress fracture indeed. Sniffle. And apparently I have two of them in the same bone! Something the doc has never seen before.... ai. How come every time I get hurt it has to be complicated?

Anyway, I ran for the first time tonight. Well, jogged. For 1/2 mile. This apparently takes forever to recover. Thank goodness it's not next summer when I'm at training!
June 11th, 2004  
Pogue
 
Glucosamine/Chondroitin. Buy it at any nutrition store, such as GNC. It's usually for people with arthritis, but I still take it for joint health. It also strengthens bones. Also make sure to take a lot of calcium.
June 11th, 2004  
Darkmb101
 
Milk, it builds strong, healthy bones. ~The Got Milk? commerical.
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June 11th, 2004  
Desert Blossom
 
You can get those from shin splints also...
I developed those in basic from doing drill every day. They hadn't bothered me for atleast 2 years and then I came over here and they came back. BLAH TO THAT!!!!!!!
June 11th, 2004  
>*CrAzY*<
 
 
AHHH! DON"T RUN ON IT! NO. Bad. NO NO. lol. i am serious. At the first track meet, i had a stress fracture in my ankle, I ran the 800... and ended up crying when I got done. It was bad. Staying on it, only makes it worse. It's not one of those, walk on it, it'll eventually pass things... believe me.

So I got another stress fracture in the other ankle. Yes, the boyfriend wanted to get me an elevator key from school, but I wouldn't let him.

And by the end of the season, I had shin splints too. Icy Hot - my best friend.
June 12th, 2004  
1217
 
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Originally Posted by Pogue
aspirin. or aleve. helps a bunch
No it doesn't. It takes away the pain, yes, but not the reason for the pain. If you keep running because you can't feel the pain that should be telling you to stop, you'll only make your knees worse.
June 12th, 2004  
Desert Blossom
 
Anti-inflamatories are what you're supposed to take for shin splints...Motrin and stuff like that...I'm not too sure how they work on fractures though...Best advice is to go to a doc and do what he tells ya...Until then it's probably a good idea to wrap it and do ice packs....
June 12th, 2004  
>*CrAzY*<
 
 
look, get stuff from the doc. Take it like an hour before you run, even if it is 24 hour crap. Stress Fractures are mean, there is no such thing as relief from them completely. Ice it, wear Icy Hot all the time, it stinks but oh well, it works. Stay off of it, whatever you do. Put atheletic tape on it to hold it (or them) STAY OFF

i cna''t emphasize that enough.

STAY OFF
it doesn't help with healing, it tends to make it worse