Heel Walking helps prevent Shin Splints

Heel Walking helps prevent 
Shin Splints and is a
total body exercise.   
  • Take shortened steps on your heels with toes continuously raised.
  • Keep you back upright, and your chest and head lifted.
  • Core abdominal muscles should be engaged while walking.
 Heel Walking will strengthen shin muscles, calf muscles, low back, glutes and your core.
Proper body mechanics is essential to reduce the risk of muscle strains and stress to knees and back.
Try walking this way for one minute to reduce the risk of shin splints.

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Dr. Vincent Sferra

Dr. Vincent Sferra

Dr. Vincent Sferra is the founder and Clinic Director of Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is Board Certified in Chiropractic Medicine and Chiropractic Neurology, a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. He has been in practice and providing educational health and wellness programs in the community since 1986.

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