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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Dr. Scholl’s Running Insoles // Reduce Shock and Prevent Common Running Injuries: Runner's Knee, Plantar Fasciitis and Shin Splints (For Women's 5.5-9, also Available for Men's 7.5-10 & Men's 10.5-14)
  • 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
  • Sweat Max technology helps reduce foot odor
  • Replace insoles every (6) months or at first signs of wear
SaleBestseller No. 2
Runner's World Complete Guide to Minimalism and Barefoot Running: How to Make the Healthy Transition to Lightweight Shoes and Injury-Free Running
  • Douglas, Scott (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 224 Pages - 03/12/2013 (Publication Date) - Rodale Books (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 3
Brooks Mens Adrenaline GTS 20 Running Shoe - Black/Lime/Blue Grass - D - 10.0
  • THIS MEN'S SHOE IS FOR: Runners who need a perfect blend of support, cushion, flexibility, and reliability. The modernized, streamlined design satisfies runners who crave a low-profile look.
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  • BALANCED, SOFT CUSHIONING: The DNA LOFT Crash Pad cushions each footfall and works with BioMoGo DNA to adapt to your every stride.
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  • GUIDERAILS HOLISTIC SUPPORT SYSTEM: We've shifted our focus beyond the feet to the most injury-prone part of a runner’s body: the knees. GuideRails keep you moving comfortably by keeping excess movement in check.
Bestseller No. 4
Injury-Free Running, Second Edition: Your Illustrated Guide to Biomechanics, Gait Analysis, and Injury Prevention
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Michaud, Tom (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 06/15/2021 (Publication Date) - North Atlantic Books (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 5
Plantar Fasciitis Arch Support Shoe Inserts for Women & Men,Silicone Insoles for Sports,Running Insoles,Reduce Foot and Knee Injuries During Sports,Shock Absorption and Relieve Foot Pain-L
  • 【New Orthotic Sports Insoles】Supinserts Orthotic insoles designed specifically for high-intensity sports. The sports insoles are flexible, forefoot and heel's gel enhance cushioning, can provide better protection for the feet during exercise. The arch support design helps prevent common sports injuries, disperse the pressure on your feet and reduce the pain caused by flat feet, plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, etc.
  • 【Foot Pain Relief】Highly elastic silicone forefoot and heel, cushioning the heel and reduce pressure on joints, knees and lower back. The arch support is made of elastic TPU, each insole weighs 130g-150g which can provide effective support and stability for men who weigh more than 250 pounds. It gives adequate arch support while effectively relieving plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, bunions, metatarsalgia, shin splints, arthritis Morton's neuroma, muscle stiffness and other foot pain.
  • 【Multi-Purpose Walking Insole】Deep heel cup design maintains proper ankle position. Cushions the impact of heel landings during exercise, reducing the risk of ankle sprains. This insoles provide additional cushioning and shock absorption for every impact on the forefoot and heel, making them ideal for walking, daily wearing.(It may kinda heavy for running)
  • 【Innovative Material】High-Quality gel material has excellent shock absorption, strong stability, durable, not easily deformed, and makes you feel cooler. The surface is covered with ultra-fine velvet fabric, which is comfortable, soft and odorless, reducing the scuffs caused by long hours of exercise. Tips:You may feel discomfort when using it for the first time. This may because your feet have not adapted to the arch support. We highly recommend using it for 2-3 hours a day to get used to it.
  • 【Supinserts Guarantee】Professional products and satisfactory customer service are our constant goal. If you receive a damaged product, or are not satisfied with the product, even if they have been trimmed! Please contact us and we will redeliver or refund for you. Please wear it for a 2-3 hours per day to let your feet get used to it. If you still don’t get used to it after a month of use, please contact us and we will be the first time to provide services for you.
Bestseller No. 6
Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Dicharry,Jay (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 266 Pages - 02/01/2018 (Publication Date) - VeloPress (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 7
Specialty running
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Bestseller No. 8
SoleGood Insoles PU Breathable Relieve Foot Pain Prevent Running Injuries Anti-Fatigue Athletic Shoe Inserts for Men Women (S (Men's 6.5-7.5/ Women 8-9))
  • SoleGood is the leading provider of Athletic Insoles for women & men. It's made out of ergonomic layer flexible PU material and finished with a fabric core made from breathable moisture-wicking material, SoleGood pressure relief insoles for men & women are built to supply more comfortable footing no matter your level of physical activity.
  • Shock-absorbent & sweat-wicking with SoleGood insole shoe liners. Upgraded with a thick layer of moisture-wicking fabric, the inserts absorb sweat to prevent sweaty feet. They also absorb shock so feet stay comfortably supported.
  • Our insole inserts are soft insole pads recommended for walking, cross training, running or jogging. Preferred by nurses, athletes and those who work on their feet. SoleGood insoles provide a solid foundation for you to jump, run, jog or walk with comfort and ease.
  • Insert the shoe insole cushions inside your sneakers, tennis shoes, dress shoes, work shoes, trainers or cleats.Enjoy the comforts of a hardened insole liner you can depend on to keep your feet happy and healthy.
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Bestseller No. 9
CURREX RunPRO Insole | Men, Women & Youth Dynamic Support Insole | Added Cushioning & Flexible Support | World’s Leading Insole for Running, Triathlons, Walking & Comfort Shoes
  • DYNAMIC INSOLE SHOE INSERTS: Each CURREX premium insole boasts a different shape, arch height, and flex; allowing for a perfect, customized fit. RunPRO insoles deliver sensational comfort, optimized motion, and enhanced stability for greater confidence.
  • ADDED CUSHIONING & REDUCES ODOR: The midlayer of these orthotic insoles provide moisture wicking and charcoal to reduce odor. There is also a PORON Heel for shock absorption and rebound, along with PROPO+ for powerful propulsion.
  • ANATOMIC FLEXIBLE SUPPORT: RunPRO insoles have flexible support with just the right level of rigidity. They include a 3D dynamic arch for anatomic support, dynamic stability and for less fatigue.
  • DESIGNED TO REDUCE INJURIES & PAIN: These arch support insoles are designed to reduce injuries and pain from plantar fasciitis and other common foot problems. Replace after 600 miles or 12 months, whichever comes first.
  • GREAT FOR RUNNING: Wear these running insoles for triathlons, marathons, and every day running and walking. Appropriate for all shoes with removable liner. If added to shoes without removable liner, you may need to go up half a shoe size when ordering the insoles.
Bestseller No. 10
Running from Injury: Why runners get injured and how to stop it
  • Francis, Peter (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 197 Pages - 06/27/2021 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)

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