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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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9 Best Men's and Women's Running Shoes for Flat Feet

By Joe N

6/21/17 8:50 PM

After reviewing a survey of over 4,000 runners, we’ve determined the very best shoes for people with flat feet. With this guide, you can determine the best brand of running shoes for flat feet, eliminate foot pain, and prevent running injuries. Imagine yourself in a brand-new pair of flat feet shoes, running with confidence and a healthy stride! 


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10 Best Running Shoes for Heel Strikers and Runners with Heel Pain

By Joe N

6/15/17 8:48 PM

 Most runners land on their heels first, before putting weight on the middle/front parts of their feet. Many experts believe this type of impact sends jarring forces up into the heel, shin, and knee – leading to a vast array of running injuries. To avoid this tendency, be aware of your foot-strike mechanics while running – and examine the wear-and-tear on that old pair of running shoes. By selecting a new pair of running shoes that encourage pain-free foot strikes, you can enjoy running again even if you heavy heel strike. Shoes with the right technology can help you avoid a host of common injuries, including the plantar fasciitis and various types of knee pain.


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11 Best Running Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

By Mary Grant

4/24/17 8:37 AM

If you’re a runner and you wake up one morning, feel an extreme pain in your heel when you first stand up, you may just have plantar fasciitis. A common running injury, plantar fasciitis is the result of a strain on your plantar fascia—the flat band of tissues that connect your heel to your toes. This pain may lead many runners to ask: can I run with plantar fasciitis? The short answer is probably no. However, with the right stretches and (although there’s no perfect one) the right running shoes for plantar fasciitis, you can avoid plantar fasciitis or, once its healed, lessen the likelihood of it returning. To help you avoid plantar fasciitis, we at Janji culled the data from a 4,000 person study to find the best running shoes—man and woman—for plantar fasciitis.

 Below are the best stability and neutral shoes for plantar fasciitis.


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