How to Choose the Best Running Shoes


How to Choose the Best Running Shoes Avoiding Back Pain

Lower back pain is common under runners, so knowing how to choose the best running use is the first step to trying to minimise this happening to you. It is that time of the year again, the weather gets better and those running shoes come out of the cupboard again.

But are those running shoes really providing you with the cushioning you need still? Or are they the correct shoes for your feet dynamics (how you land on your feet and how the feet move during the weight bearing motion etc.)?

Most have running shoes that are not really right for their running action, but most of all most have jogging shoes that are just plain too old. meaning that the cushioning capability of the sole is long gone. This will increase the impact on to the joints and the spine.

Here is a great infographic provided by that explains more about how to choose the best running shoes for your feet and running action...

Running Shoes Infographic: How to Choose the Best Running Shoes

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What is your experience with running shoes versus back pain?

By | 2017-01-14T20:34:08+00:00 April 8th, 2013|

About the Author:

He is a Physiotherapist, specialising in back pain, author and known as a rebel in the back pain industry. He has 24 years clinical experience, having helped hundreds of patients in his clinic and thousands worldwide to overcome back pain. He is on a mission to change how spinal conditions are treated...

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