Exercises to Help Prevent Shin Pain

The following exercises are easy enough to do at home or in the office — designed to help prevent shin pain.

#1 – Gastroc/Achilles stretch on slant board

#2 – Soleus stretch on slant board


#3 – Gastroc stretch (medial head)


#4 – Gastroc stretch (lateral head)


#5a – Starting position for heel raises


#5b – Ending position for heel raises


#6 – Toe walk


#7 – Heel walk


#8a – Starting position for strengthening anterior tibialis (front of shin)


#8b – Ending position for strengthening anterior tibialis


#9 – Stretch for anterior tibialis


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