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.


Bestseller No. 1
Dr. Scholl’s Running Insoles // Reduce Shock and Prevent Common Running Injuries: Runner's Knee, Plantar Fasciitis and Shin Splints (for Men's 7.5-10, also available for Men's 10.5-14 & Women's 5.5-9)
  • Designed for runners to help prevent pain from runner’s knee, shin splints, and plantar fasciitis. Also effective for everyday use to support your foot while in motion
  • With triple zone protection to reduce shock by 40% and help reduce wear and tear on your legs
  • SweatMax technology helps reduce foot odor
  • Fits running shoes & sneakers. Trim to fit shoe size
  • Health facts - latex-free
SaleBestseller No. 2
Runner's World Your Best Stride: How to Optimize Your Natural Running Form to Run Easier, Farther, and Faster--With Fewer Injuries
  • Beverly, Jonathan (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 240 Pages - 06/13/2017 (Publication Date) - Rodale Books (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 3
NURVV Run Smart Insole Running Activity Tracker – Rechargeable Precision Sensor Insoles with GPS – Measure Performance & Reduce Injury with Real-Time Coaching, Medium
  • Discover Your Running Potential: NURVV Run, an award-winning sports smart wearable device, listens to your feet – providing insights and guidance into cadence, step length, footstrike, pronation, and balance so you can run faster, further and reduce injury
  • 32 Precision Sensors Where it Matters Most: Collecting data from the foot, these running shoe insoles have world-leading accuracy which can only be replicated in a sports lab; These insoles are super soft and light, they fit comfortably with any running shoe
  • Real-Time Coaching: The NURVV smart insole wearbles can measure performance in real-time with targeted audio, visual, and haptic feedback, telling you how to make every run a success whether you’re outdoors or on the treadmill
  • In-App Features: Features Footstrike visualization as you run, a bespoke Running Health score to optimize training and Pace Coach to guide you to your chosen pace with real-time alerts
  • Link NURVV to an Apple or Garmin Watch: Reap the benefits of your favorite smart watch with in-run guidance delivered straight from your feet to your wrist; The built-in GPS running trackers also link seamlessly to Strava
Bestseller No. 4
Specialty running
  • online store
  • shoes
  • foot type
  • Arabic (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 5
Born to Run
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • McDougall, Christopher (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 306 Pages - 05/04/2009 (Publication Date) - Vintage (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 6
Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed
  • Dicharry, Jay (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 264 Pages - 12/13/2017 (Publication Date) - VeloPress (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 7
Runner's World
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 8
CURREX RUNPRO - – World’s leading insoles for Running shoes. Cushioning, dynamic support & performance
  • Rated #1 in Comfort & Foot Pressure Relief* (Scientific Study, German Sports University of Cologne, Germany)
  • Designed to help reducing injuries & pain from plantar fasciitis & other common foot problems
  • Appropriate for all shoes with removable liner / if added to other shoes you may need to go half size up for your shoe
  • Each insole boasts a different shape, arch height & flex, allowing for a customized fit
  • Blue-HIGH, Orange-MED or Red-LOW? Your foot-type determines the color!
Bestseller No. 9
Yoga for Runners with Gwen Lawrence
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Gwen Lawrence (Actor)
  • Gaia (Director)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)
Bestseller No. 10
Balance Training Handbook
  • JUST 10 MINUTES A DAY: Improve balance and build strength with quick daily exercises, scientifically proven to lower risk of falls; secure your independence, get strong, and boost confidence when walking, running, and standing
  • IMPROVE YOUR SENSORY SYSTEM: This exercise program improves your sensory system so you can react quicker to losing your balance, optimizing the mind-body connection
  • EASY EXERCISES FOR SENIORS: Consists of a set of gentle natural exercises proven to lower your risk of falling; take them at your own pace; no need for equipment, shoes, or trips to the gym
  • DEVISED BY KINESIOLOGIST: This course has been devised by a kinesiologist with over 20 years’ experience and is based on scientific research and trials with his own clients over 6 years
  • WORKS FOR ANYONE: This video program works for elderly adults, men and women, whatever their situation; the remarkably effective set of moves will give you more confidence in just 1 week

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