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Gait retraining; a common cue is "run softer". The below study showed that with a Gait Retraining program that included cueing patients to "run softer" there was a substantial decrease in loading their shin bone (tibia). If you have a past history of shin pain/stress fractures this could be a meaningful cue to give to yourself.


Bowser BJ, Fellin R, Milner CE, Pohl MB, Davis IS. Reducing Impact Loading in Runners: A One-Year Follow-up. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018 Dec;50(12):2500-2506. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001710. PMID: 29975300; PMCID: PMC6237638.

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