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13 Best Running Shoes for Runner's Knees

By Jonathan G

8/4/17 11:36 PM

Chondromalacia patellae, patellofemoral pain syndrome, PFPS—if you’ve had runner’s knee, these are words that strike fear in your heart. At first you think it’s just a little soreness after a run, but left untreated, runner’s knee can stop your fitness plan in its tracks, force you to cancel your race calendar, and even make walking difficult. The good news, according to the Mayo Clinic, is that runner’s knee often responds to simple treatments like rest and icing, although physical therapy is sometimes necessary. But it can also help to buy the best pair of running shoes for Runner's Knee.


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12 Best Running Shoes for Back Pain and Bad Backs

By Jonathan G

7/2/17 4:54 PM

Running doesn’t grant immunity from back pain. Whether you’re a workout warrior tuning up for a 10K or you just enjoy jogging for fitness, back problems can creep up on you slowly—or strike all at once. In a race or intense workout, back muscles take up the slack for your core as fatigue sets in. Back pain can also result from body changes due to age, pregnancy, or a holiday season with too many parties and too many skipped workouts.


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