Many runners think the solution to their injury problems is knee and ankle braces, but these forms of artificial support is a dangerous way to solve you running-related ailments.
Foot orthotics can be crossed off the list for knee pain care for runners. A new study adds evidence to the theory that orthotics is the driving force of knee pain during running –partly because orthotics impair proprioceptive responses.
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Many experts are beginning to suspect that foot pain inserts come at hidden costs to a runner’s health: they don’t work.
Most runners rely on orthotics because cushioned running shoes cause unwanted foot movements during running.
Orthotics for forefoot running detrimental to leg health because they restrict necessary rearfoot motions at touchdown and early-stance.