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The Best Merrell Hiking Boots
What's the best way to heal the ligaments in yor feet from wearing high shoes shapeup xw to low go walks shoes? The shoes are both sketchers
All can be fine: This is hard to answer. It depends on the quality of the shoe, how well it fits the shape of your foot and, most importantly, how well it feels. As a rule, the thicker the sole, the stiffer the shoe, the better the support, the better the shoe is for you. It does mean that other shoes are bad. Using generalities, my best answer to your question, would be a good running shoe. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?
What is the best shoe to walk in after a 5th metatarsal break has healed? Boat shoes, boots, tennis shoes?
Soccer boots: Do not have much room. Also, for the running and sudden changes of direction, there has to be some flexibility to the supportive shell. Orthotics come as rigid, semirigid, semiflexible and flexible. For soccer, i'd choose something semiflexible. Supportive enough without being overly rigid or overly flexible. Your podiatrist may have otc versions in stock or can make custom if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would recommend : An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more
What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?
I wear orthotic 4 over-pronation & bunion. Leather ankle booties which tie up r what i wear. Inserts unmovable. I place orthotics on top of them is ok?
What are the best brand of compression socks for working out and running with plantar fasciitis ?
Canvas sneakers off the rack supportive enough for mild overpronationbunion (custom made orthotic not recommended) what kind of shoes to look for?
There is no ONE: Best shoe for orthotic support. Its more about quality and features. A shoe needs to be appropriate fir the activity; needs to fit and feel comfortable with the orthotic inside. Get the best quality you can afford and quality tends to cost more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CUSHIONING: Asics excels in cushioning, nimbus or cumulus (think clouds.) these will hold up over mileage. Mizuno wave is also a good choice. New balance has a few in their higher end. You will still need good pronatory control from an orthotic or a firm insole. Stretching is also key in the prevention of shinsplints. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I get swelling in the middle of my calves when wearing hiking boots. I had a compartmental release in my calves in 2015 after 10 years. Is it related?
Quite possible: After a compartment release, the thick tissue surrounding your muscles in your calves (the fascia) is cut wide open to decrease the pressure on the muscles. It does not repair itself. So when the muscles swell, such as with exercise or with pressure from boot tops, it is much more apparent than if the fascia is intact. ...Read more
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