I've used the search on shin splints and have done everything suggested... I took 2 1/2 weeks off of running, rope skipping, and anything else I thought would be hard on my shins I invested in expensive running shoes I invested in floor pads to skip rope on I've been doing calf exercises like toe raises, walking around the house on my heels, and calf raises with weight every other day for 2 1/2 weeks I've done shit loads of stretching for my calves ...And now after all this I started skipping rope today again in my new running shoes and on my new floor pads and after about 4 minutes of rope skipping the part of my shins on the inside of my legs started hurting a little (not enough to make me limp) and a new super sharp pain I didn't have before started shooting down the front of my shin on my left leg almost like in spasms. So I iced everthing up for about 20 minutes, and took some ibuprofen. So my question is, should I continue rope skipping but just take it easy or am I doing something else wrong? I haven't started running cause it's fucking hot in Phoenix, AZ right now and I don't have anything softer than concrete and asphalt to run on at the moment so I thought rope skipping on a floor pad would be about the easiest thing on my shin splints. Also, before I gave my shins the 2 1/2 week rest my shin splints had gotten so bad that they hurt constantly even when I was just sitting doing nothing.