As a runner, your shins are under a lot more strain than those of the average person. It's not abnormal, then, for runners to develop shin pain from time to time. Sometimes this shin pain is due to a minor issue that will resolve on its own with a few days' rest, and other times, it is due to a more serious ailment that demands treatment from a sports medicine doctor.
Your shoulder is one of the most flexible joints on your body, and it is this flexibility that makes it easy prey for injury. If you have been told by your doctor that the only way to fix your problem is through orthopedic surgery, you may be fearful about the procedure. It's not every day you are told you need surgery. Here is a look at what will happen before and after the surgery.