“If you’re bewildered by racks of athletic shoes lining store walls, it’s not surprising. But the right shoe is a must for those training for marathons or playing a sport, running or just walking for exercise.
“If you have a shoe that fits improperly or is worn out, you put yourself at risk for fatigue-type injuries,” says Dr. Michael Shea, orthopedic surgeon at Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital.
That could mean stress fractures, tendinitis, nerve injuries and shin splints – all painful.”
I really need to know more about running shoes. For some reason, mine are causing me major pain. I think it has something to do with arch supports. Mine are probably worn out, so it makes sense to do a little research now.