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EC99SS 01-20-2012 10:14 PM

Pain along shin and outside foot of lead leg. Angle problem?
 
So I noticed this season I'm experiencing more pain along the outside of my shin and outside of my foot when boarding. (on front leg). It was especially painful today. I triedy new board today but that's not the cause. Could it be my binding angles? I ride regular and have the front at +12

Let's say it's the angle would sucking it out more alleviate it? I found I was riding a ton more on my toes today too

Thanks

TJFunk 01-20-2012 10:25 PM

Play around with your stance width too. Are your boots old? Does this only happen while on your toes?

Might sound out there but were you maybe just a little dehydrated, or low on nutrients?:dunno:

Try stretching the area before you go next time.

Extremo 01-21-2012 08:16 PM

I had a similar problem a few years ago. It turned out to be my boots.

I ride 15/-15 with 25in stance. Had a pair of Celsius CLS and had the same pain you're experiencing in both legs. I played with the angles and stance width, which did help, but only a little. I ended up picking up a pair of vans and it went away within a few days. Not saying it's def the boots for you, but that was the problem in my experience.

EC99SS 01-22-2012 05:54 PM

Thanks all.
Yesterday I went out again and moved my front bindings from 12 to 15 degrees. It seemed to help, however the shin was still sore from the day before. But I did notice the burn and pain was there as before. Do you think rotating my highbacks will help? I didn't rotate them when I set the angles.


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