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Running Shoes

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Injury risk increases when running in harder shoes as opposed to more cushioned shoes, according to a recent study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. 

By Kevin A. Kirby, DPM

May 6, 2017 marked the day the two-hour marathon time record was almost broken … by a marketing stunt.

By Kevin A. Kirby, DPM

At the beginning of my freshman cross-country season for the University of California (UC)-Davis Aggies, our coach provided all of the runners on the team a pair of new running shoes for us to train in for the 1975 cross-country season. The…

By Richard Blake, DPM, and Ray McClanahan, DPM

Citing better stability, improved shock absorbency and reduced force on metatarsophalangeal joints, this author says maximalist shoes have been beneficial for runners in his practice.

By Richard Blake, DPM

Maximalist shoes…

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