A 36-year-old member asked:
Which is the optimum running shoes for men for people with past ankle/foot injuries?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Bowmananswered
40 years experience
Running: If you pronate get custom orthotics and wear light brace while running and lace them high and higher they are the more support.
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Dr. Sourendra Rautanswered
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 20 years experience
Depends on foot: Depending on your foot alignment, a running shoe that is either arch supporting (for people with flatfeet/pronated feet) or neutral arches (for people with high arches) is ideal. The shoe should support the ankle well and you should feel safe wearing it on all types of terrain. It should be wide enough to accomodate all of your toes. Minimalist and converse like cloth shoes are less than ideal.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 13, 2013
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