Shin splints can sideline everyone from weekend warriors to elite decathletes. Developed during any vigorous sports activity, they are particularly associated with running. For athletes who try to “run through the pain,” shin splints can progress to serious injury. St. Ambrose University decathlete Cole Connell developed debilitating shin splints as
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All American Heptathlete Cole Connell, 20,is able to pursue his dream to become a champion on the podium, despite debilitating shin injuries thanks to the orthopedic physicians at ORA Orthopedics.