Cushioned Running Shoes May Cause Over Pronated Feet

Do Cushioned Running Shoes Cause Injuries?

16/08/2019 Bretta Riches 0

Thick cushioned running shoes with stability support may increase the risk of injuries because they may actually force the feet into extreme positions (hyperpronation) which may cause the ankles to work harder in keeping foot-steps steadied through the touchdown and stance phases of running. This increased mechanical work at the ankles may spill over onto multiple sites of the leg, like the shins and knees and may be a net contributor to many common running-related injuries, such as ankle sprains, shin splints and runner’s knee.

Shin Injury From Forefoot Running

Shin Injury From Forefoot Running

10/07/2019 Bretta Riches 0

Landing lower on your forefoot coupled with letting your heel drop down to the ground after touchdown was found to be essential in preventing impact pressure loads from crashing into the shin during forefoot running and may therefore, help reduce the risk of shin injury.

Is it Bad to Run Barefoot on Concrete?

Is it Bad to Run Barefoot on Concrete?

12/03/2019 Bretta Riches 0

Not only can running barefoot on concrete help you develop strong, higher-level withdrawal reflexes in the feet and stronger joint position sense while improving your forefoot strike landing precision, running barefoot on concrete also transforms your feet into better energy-saving springs that are more efficient for when you run in shoes.

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