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Cheap orthotic for shin splints?

I run about 30-40 miles a week and have been diagnosed with shin splints or medial tibial stress syndrome. I simply can not afford the $700 wanted for orthotics for this. Are there any cheaper alternative that can help with this?

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CraigBPayne
No such thing as "cheap" . You need to see an expert to get an orthotics with the design features needed for your foot type. It may be cheap or it may be expensive, depending on what us needed for your foot.

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There is alsways cheaper alternative to this, but if they are better is a different matter. A full custon made deivce, provided it ot prescribed properly and used properly will always be better. However, many people only need the temporary relief from a cheaper over-the-counter device and do not need a longer term solution. It is almost impossible to tell in advice. For exercise induced leg pain you could try a good pair of motion control running shoes and an over-the-counter prefabircated orthoses and see how you go. ....

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