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Doctor insights on: The Best Cross Training Shoes For Women With Knee Problems

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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?

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?

See a doctor: You need to see a podiatrist or sports medicine orthopedist so they can examine not only your knee but your ankles, feet.
Don't forget to take your shoes with you so they can be checked also. Read more

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For 'runners knee' which running shoe would u recommend - Asics Gel Enhance Ultra 3 Running Shoe or Brooks Womens Adrenaline GTS 15 Running Shoe?

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

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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?

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 more

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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 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?

Running would not be: A good choice for exercise. Any impact exercise will cause your DJD to progress faster good/perfect shoes or not. Walking outside or treadmill, not running is a good substitute or swimming even better. Read more

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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?

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?

Get orthotics: This is normal for flat footed people, how are you should look into an orthotic for other alternatives to correct your posture. Read more

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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.

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

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Can I improve my knock knees with special shoes or other methods?

Can I improve my knock knees with special shoes or other methods?

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 more

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Would it be acceptable if you have white shoes with black knee guard?

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

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Is it possible that wearing shoes that are too big cause knee and leg pain?

Is it possible that wearing shoes that are too big cause knee and leg pain?

Yes: It is possible for poor footwear to cause problems outside of the foot and ankle. Read more

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Where can you buy Orthotic shoes my mom have arthoritis in the knee?

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

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Which shoes are most highly recommended for back and knee pain?

Which shoes are most highly recommended for back and knee pain?

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

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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 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?

You should check it: Painless pop in the knee have many reason, one the common cause condition call pilca, the orthopedic surgeon could check it for you. Read more

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I had sprained my knee while slipping from my high heeled shoe. What can I do to treat this sprain?

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

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Can croc shoes cause foot, ankle, knee injuries?

Can croc shoes cause foot, ankle, knee injuries?

Crocs are: For the most part very comfortable. There are medical versions which are a bit more supportive. I'd suggest that they are less likely to cause injury than the omnipresent flip-flop. Read more

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