shin splints

Marathon training

Close to the Finish Line: How to Prevent Late-Stage Marathon Training Injuries

Marathon training is a unique adventure in its own right. While running is good for the body, running marathons isn’t. The term “hitting the wall” in marathon running is not supposed to be literal, but it feels like it. Hitting the wall means that your body has decided to shut down due to a lack of …

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Stupid Medicine, Vol. I: Shin Splints

We have been treating sports related injuries for nearly 20 years and now its time for us to unveil the long overdue blog series that we call “Stupid Medicine.” “Stupid medicine” pays tribute to and dissects commonly practiced medical procedures that we hope to see eventually removed from the medical handbooks. This month we begin …

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Dr. Beck Completes His Second Active Release Technique Certification

Capitol Rehab of Arlington is pleased to announce that Dr. Edward Beck has completed his Upper Extremity protocols for Active Release Technique certification, and is now certified in both Upper and Lower Extremity protocols, broadening his knowledge of a variety of soft tissue injuries. Active Release Technique is described as “a patented, state of the …

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New Article: Active Release Technique … Athletic Injuries & Shin Splints

Shin Splints is a general term used to refer to a painful condition of the shins. The most common cause is inflammation to the periosteum, the outer sheath of the shinbone (tibia). Specifically, the pain associated with shin splints is the result of fatigue and trauma to the muscles and tendons where they attach to …

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