The New Year brings a renewed desire in people to start being active. Whether you want to shed those extra 5 or 10 pounds accumulated during the holidays or have resolved to start training and participate in your first marathon this year, running may become a part of your exercise routine. A New York podiatrist at Adler Footcare came across a new study that suggests rotating your running shoes can reduce your risk of running injuries.
Running is great for the mind and body, but avid runners do experience their share of injuries. For example, plantar fasciitis, flat feet, and Achilles tendonitis are all common running injuries. Perhaps one of the leading causes for this is that they aren’t wearing the correct running shoe to fit their feet. A New York podiatrist can offer advice on how to select a proper running shoe. If part of your runner’s high includes buying running shoes, or you’re just a shoe fanatic, check out the information below from a post on Runblogger.com.
Posted by Peter Larson – Runblogger.com
December 6, 2013 – Can Rotating Running Shoes Reduce Injury Risk? New Study Suggests Yes!
Shoe geeks rejoice! If you’ve been looking for a good reason to convince your spouse or significant other that you need a new pair of running shoes, look no further than a new study that suggests that runners who rotate among more than one pair of running shoes are significantly less likely to get injured than those who wear the same model of shoe on every run.
The abstract of the study arrived in my inbox a few days ago, and I do not yet have access to the full text, but Craig Payne at Running Research Junkie and Scott Douglas at Runner’s World have both covered it in some depth.
Here’s the abstract:
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If you’re experiencing foot pain or foot injuries, contact a New York podiatrist at Adler Footcare – we believe feet shouldn’t hurt and neither should their treatment.