Do running shoes prevent running injury?

There is no clear answer to this. They may help prevent injury or they may not. Check out this PodChatLive video in which the hosts discussed this issue with Michael Nitschke who is a runner, coach and a Podiatrist.

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Bestseller No. 1
Nike Free RN 5.0 Women's Running Shoe White/Black-Half Blue-Hyper Pink 7.5
  • mesh
  • A stripped-down upper with single-layer mesh is stretchy to feel like a second skin.
  • Lower foam density lets your foot feel connected to the ground.
  • Heel-to-toe grooves allow multi-directional flexibility.
  • Bootie construction integrates the tongue for a snug, seamless fit.
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Saucony Women's Cohesion 10 Running Shoe, Grey Coral, 10 Medium US
  • Injection molded EVA midsole provides a cushioned underfoot ride
  • Heel GRID System offers stable cushioning
  • Open air mesh for breathability
Bestseller No. 3
ASICS Men's GT-2000 8 Running Shoes, 11M, Sheet Rock/Black
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Technology Cushioning System - Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
  • FlyteFoam Midsole Technology - Our FlyteFoam technology provides exceptional bounce back and responsiveness no matter the distance, utilizing organic super fibers to help reduce packing out that traditionally happens with softer, low density foams.
  • Dynamic DuoMax Support System - This evolution of DuoMax system enhances stability and support, with reduced weight and increased platform support.
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  • Engineered Mesh Upper - Multi-directional mesh material improves ventilation and stability.
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ASICS Women's Gel-Venture 7 MX Running Shoes, 8.5M, Sheet Rock/Fawn
  • Manmade and fabric mesh uppers
  • Lace up closure for a secure fit
  • Breathable fabric mesh linings
  • Removable padded footbed lets you insert custom orthotics for an even more personalized fit
  • Rearfoot GEL cushioning absorbs shock to keep you comfortable as you pound along the path
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ALTRA Women's AL0A4QTX Lone Peak 4.5 Trail Running Shoe, Natural Grey/Light Turquoise - 7.5 M US
  • Weight: 8.7 oz / 247 g
  • Insole: 5 mm Contour Footbed
  • Midsole: Dual Layer EVA / A-Bound with StoneGuard
  • Outsole: MaxTrac Rubber with TrailClaw
  • Cushion: Moderate
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adidas Women's Puremotion Running Shoe, White/White/Black, 9
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Bestseller No. 7
Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 5 Women's Running Shoe LT Orewood BRN/Black-Blue Fury 7.0
  • A midsole rock plate helps shield your foot, while a Zoom Air heel unit cushions your stride on and off the path
  • Multi-layer mesh in the upper wraps your foot in lightweight breathability
  • Grippy outsole lugs are made for mud shedding
  • Skin overlays placed on high-wear areas enhance durability
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ASICS Men's Gel-Venture 6 Running Shoes, 9M, Cedar Green/Lava Orange
  • Rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system - Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • Removable Sockliner - A sockliner which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic.
  • Removable Sockliner - A sockliner which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic.
  • Trail Specific Outsole - Reversed lugs provide uphill and downhill traction on all types of terrain.
  • AHAR Outsole - Acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.
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Oranginer Men's Barefoot Running Shoes Minimalist Big Toe Box Zero Drop Shoes for Men Gray/Red Size 11
  • Wide Toe Box Design - Wide enough toe box allows your toes to relax and spread out naturally for more comfort and stability in uphill climbs and downhill descents, helping with balance and giving you better feedback from the ground.
  • Barefoot Inspired - Wearing this barefoot you’ll engage your feet more, and strengthen the muscle fibers that get neglected when you’re all laced up. With stronger accessory muscles in the foot, injury rates were expected to drop and running efficiency would improve.
  • Lightweight & Flexible - The flexible synthetic mesh upper provide breathability when you are doing workout or running, breathable mesh design and insoles can keep your feet away from damp conditions.
  • Various Activities - This trail running shoes are suitable for many occasions, such as walking,training, running, jogging, physical exercises, daily gym sports and so on. You can also wear it as a water shoe.
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Bestseller No. 10
HOKA ONE ONE Bondi 6 Sports Shoes Men Blue/Orange - 11.5 - Running Shoes
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  • Outer Material : Synthetic
  • Inner Material : Textile
  • Shoe Width : Medium

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