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The Best Cross Training Shoes For Women With Knee Problems
If you got new shoes and just started cross-country, how can you tell if the shoes or the running is causing a knee pain problem?
For 'runners knee' which running shoe would u recommend - Asics Gel Enhance Ultra 3 Running Shoe or Brooks Womens Adrenaline GTS 15 Running Shoe?
Not just Shoes...: Either shoe will do, but shoes are not the end all treatment for runners knee. There are many more things to consider before fixating on the shoe type. More important is whether you had, presently have or are in a preventive mode for the treatment of the problem. I suggest you seek out a sports medicine ortho specialist to do a proper evaluation and subsequent treatment and exercise protocol. Read more
Hey running on treadmill causes future knee problems is it so? Am using nike lunar ion series of shoes and I almost run for 2.5 kms daily
What is a gait how is this causing a problem for my knee cap along right side of by wearing new shoe that were not my usual trainer's over a week now?
Gait: Your gait is the way you walk or run. This involves a movement chain from feet up through hips. Changes in your shoes can change the movement of your feet as they progress through the phases of gait. This can change the position and movement of your knee and knee cap leading to malpositioning and compression on intolerant tissue. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe osteoarthritis in both of my knees surgeries on both knees. I would like to exercise running what is the best shoes for my case?
I have flat feet and my knees curve in when I'm not wearing shoes with support in them, is this normal for people with flat feet or another problem?
What is the best type of shoe to wear to work (I stand all day) if I have chondromalacia pain? I get knee pain after stand/sit for long time, & stairs
See details: Any shoe with a good arch support. Read more
I have lower back stiffness and knee pain probably from arthritus. Can wearing worn out shoes create problems?
I have been having foot pain for a couple days now. I used to wear orthotic shoe inserts. I have knee problem. This is on my left foot. It's pulsating.
Need new orthotics!: If you used to wear them and now they are either too small or they are worn, your body is telling you something. For the pain, rub your foot in the arch area to warm it up. Also, a nice cold bottle that you can roll your foot on will help decrease the pain and pulsating. Read more
Not likely: "knock knees" or genu valgum usually stems from your anatomic built which can only be changed with osteotomies (breaking and realigning bones), reserved for severe symptomatic cases. Pt to strengthen the leg muscles can be helpful but won't change your bone alignment. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uniform Style Issue?: I personally believe it is a good look. One that says " I am in charge". Go for it! Dr rich blake. Read more
Yes: It is possible for poor footwear to cause problems outside of the foot and ankle. Read more
Orthotics purchase: Depending on where you live and what is available in your community will determine your options. Price can vary from $10->$500 depending on off the self or custom made. Medical device stores carry both; Walgreens; Shoe stores such as New Balance, Walking store, etc. Many podiatrists can evaluate your needs and build an orthotic. Whatever you choose start slowly with gradual increase in wearing. Read more
Depends on the anato:
I you have a flat foot, you need one type of shoe. If you have an high arch, you need another type.
If you have a forefoot equinus and you wear a flat shoe you will be in agony daily.
If you ligaments are bad, the she's do not matter as the pain will be there.
Visit www. Getprolo. Cpm or www. Aaomed. Org for adoctor to help you. Read more
I have had worsening painless knee popping in the last couple of months. Am I wearing the wrong shoe or should I get it checked out?
I had sprained my knee while slipping from my high heeled shoe. What can I do to treat this sprain?
Ortho Evaluation: Be evaluated and treated by an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon - one in your area can be found at www. Aaos. Org. Read more