Discussing the evidence-based reasons heel strike running may predispose a runner to runners knee, shin splints and long bones injuries (tibial and femur fractures) as compared with forefoot strike running.
When your shins hurt, your running experience suffers. The condition seems to last forever leaving runners asking do shin splints go away? The answer is yes
Find out how heel pain from running may be the result of your heel strike landing style.
Reasons why the body prefers to switch from a heel strike to a midfoot strike landing when you get tired.
Heel striking may be the number one predictor of why your hip joint hurts when you run.
Running with bent knees is safe for forefoot runners, but may cause knee pain from it band compression in heel strike runners.
How heel strike runners may be subjected to hyperextended knee injury, which can be avoided by forefoot running.
Lean how running with a heel strike may increase your risk of shin injuries, such as a tibial stress fracture as compared with forefoot running.
How certain repetitive actions in heel strike running may increase the risk of tarsal tunnel syndrome.