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The Best Running Shoes For Overweight Men
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Running shoe: Asics, brooks, saucony and mizuno are some of the best. ...Read more
I would recommend : An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more
Any suggestions for good comfortable dress shoes for men to prevent foot pain from standing all day at work?
Best shoes for a male who works in a factory & is standing for over 8 hours.. Also, what is some advice to staying healthy&strong working at factories?
Suggest some names of shoes for flat feet for a overweight person according to BMI weighing around 88 kg?
Google: Most physicians and even podiatrists cannot keep up with the shoe industry. Shoes come and go. However you can Google this question and get a lot of responses. Having said that, your concern should be your flatfootedness. Get into a pair of custom orthotics and then worry about the shoes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How high should shoe heel be for woman with flat feet/overpronation who wears orthotics? Why is that height important?
Hmmmm: Are you 72 and asking about high heels? If they are for you ,my hat is off too you. Flat shoes are not good in this situation and bare feet long time periods may be problematic. Good heel height usuallly one inch with gradation to platformed front. I am sure the physician who made orthotics could give you shoe recommendations. If these comments are not specific enough I am online now. ...Read more
What should someone who overpronates look for in a running shoe to avoid injury and/or discomfort?
Recommend: having a pedorthist assist you with shoe selection for best results. ...Read more
Removable insoles: Buy a shoe that is really comfortable for you that has removable insoles, since most of the insoles in shoes are junk. Replace them with (my opinion) spenco polysorb insoles - walker/runner, cross trainer, or total support. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of shoes to wear w orthotics for overpronation? Many women's shoes slip up & down at back esp. When original footbed is replaced w orthotic.
Have over pronation and use orthotics. Heel counter in shoe should fit so heel does not ride up & down. Subjective as to how much motion is ok?
The heel: The heel part of the orthoses should not move. The heel moves slightly within the heel, but the heel part of the orthotic device should remain stationary, also, look for an orthotic with flexibility in the arch but not very flexible. A foot expert should be able to critique the orthoses when viewing it up close and personal. ...Read more
FLAT feet and fallen arch. Is it best to get custom RX orthotics for feet or store bought ones? Please advise. Dr. said no more run at surgeyr risk
Flat feet: Either at first. Try an inexpensive over the counter arch support first. If symptoms improve greatly then should be ok. If symptoms slightly improve then custom orthotics are recommended. Custom inserts are casted from molds of your feet so basically are your inserts only. Over the counter devices are designed to fit everyone. See your local podiatrist ...Read more
How often should one replace their orthotics and also what is a good link or literature about proper running technique? Heel / toe strike w/Low arch
Orthotics/Running: Barbara, I prefer with plastic based orthotic devices a 10 year replacement. Also, check out videos on Chi Running. It is very very similar to what we teach our runners. Dr Rich Blake http://www.drblakeshealingsole.com/2015/08/chi-running-concept-of-smooth-running.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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