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shin splints

  1. vlebe

    Shin Splints 15 days before Camino Aragones and Frances.

    Dear fellow pilgrims. I decided to write this thread just to get some comfort words from the more experienced pilgrims. As some of you know, I'll be starting the aragones in 15 days and the Frances from puente la reina up to finisterra. Usually I come to my office walking ( 12 kms return...
  2. Seamus Collins

    Stuck in Hornillos with suspected shin splints

    Hi, I'm on my first experience of the Camino. Everything was going fine until the stage from Burgos to Hornillos. About 3km from Hornillos, my left shin started heating up. I'm now resting in the lovely Albergue de Sol a Sol at the entrance to the town, but don't know what to do next. Back to...
  3. Elle Bieling

    Bunk Bed Yoga

    To all my fellow pilgrims who suffer from shin splints, plantar fasciitis and just tight hamstrings and other muscles (think backpack pulling on the shoulders), I have written this article to show you how to stay loose and healthy on your Camino! I am a Certified Yoga Teacher, and Registered...
  4. ratyoke

    Shin splints at the start of my camino

    I'm currently on the Via de la Plata. Shin splints started during the 2nd day of walking and hurt the whole day. I was ok for about the first half of the 3rd day (the 29km day) but they got pretty bad during the second half. So I took a rest day in Almaden de la Plata. Also bought more...
  5. Physio_pilgrim

    A Physiotherapist's guide to injury prevention and management on the Camino

    Hello Pilgrims! My husband and I have just finished our 33 day journey from St Jean to Fisterra and it was an absolutely incredible experience. We are both physiotherapists and you can imagine that we saw plenty of pilgrims needing assistance along the way, so I thought I'd post a few tips that...

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