If you've ever twisted an ankle or strained a muscle during training, you know how uncomfortable this can be. There are steps you can take to treat an injury and quickly get back on the road to recovery.
Shin splints, also called tibial stress syndrome, refers to pain in the shins - the front lower legs. Shin splints are usually the result of too much pressure on the shinbone and connective tissues that attach muscles to the bone.
When people use the term "mini-stroke," what they're really referring to what is called a 'transient ischemic attack' — a temporary interruption of blood flow to part of the brain.