“Shin splints” is a catch-all term for exercise induced lower leg pain. You may have noticed shin pain after WODs with a lot of jumping or running. Initially, the pain alleviates when you stop activity, but as time goes on it becomes continuous and your lower leg may become swollen. What’s going on in there? The lower leg has compartments that house muscle, nerves, and blood vessels. The muscles of the lower leg fatigue with high impact...
Dr. Sean Rockett is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. His group is Orthopedics New England with offices in Dedham, Natick and Newton, Massachusetts. Dr. Rockett is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and has been a CrossFitter at CrossFit New England since 2007. Dr. Rockett is on the Medical Team for the CrossFit Games and the Northeast Regionals.
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“Thinking Inside the Box” An injury Prevention Seminar
This interactive talk specifically designed for CF boxes emphasizes human anatomy, early signs of injury, modification for injuries, treatment, but most importantly PREVENTION. Many boxes have signed up and have asked for repeat lectures. There is a $20 drop in fee with profits going to a variety of charities. Please email Ronda at firstname.lastname@example.org to have Dr. Rockett speak at your box.
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