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Best Brooks shoes for Men with runner's knee

The Seattle-based Brooks is the number one selling shoe brand in running stores. This is because the running-only Brooks has stayed innovative while remaining true to the foundational success of its top styles, such as the Adrenaline, Ghost, and Glycerin. When a new runner wants their first running shoe, Brooks is often the perfect entry shoe since its award winning styles can fit almost any stride. And for the long time runner who has worn Brooks for years, there's no reason to try another shoe since the brand works great mile after mile.

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, better known as Runner's Knee, is the constant scourge of many runners. Often caused by running where the kneecap rests on the thighbone, the nagging injury can be corrected with the right PT and the right shoes. Proper sneakers can reduce impact of shock, which in turns reduces kneecap stress. It's also important to replace your shoe regularly and, when you find the right shoe that prevents the injury, to stick with it.

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability and comfort
  • It's very comfortable
  • Stability, padding, no break in time

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and plantar fascitis.

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Brooks Purecadence 5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability
  • Fits me well, lightweight
  • I tend to over pronate and in toe a bit. The PureCadence helps even out my footfall. It fits like a glove with a good amount of spacing at the toe/ I am getting back into running after a foot injury, so I still running low mileage

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and shin splints.

Brooks Purecadence 5

Brooks Ravenna 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible, good for long training runs
  • I have enough cushion and responsiveness that I need.
  • The shoe's durability

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Brooks Ravenna 7

Brooks Beast 1

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • good fit for flat feet
  • The arch support
  • Flexible

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with flat feet.

Brooks Beast 1

Brooks Glycerin 14

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Coupons
  • I loved the version 3 years ago, I have put up with the latest ones
  • comfort and support

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Brooks Glycerin 14

Brooks Launch 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Very light and comfortae
  • Support
  • Just enough cushioning and a nice breathable upper mesh

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and plantar fascitis.

Brooks Launch 3

Brooks Transcend 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The shoe is durable.
  • Cushion
  • Wide toe box and narrow heel.

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and shin splints.

Brooks Transcend 3

Brooks Ghost 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Breathable
  • Upper fit
  • Soft but supportive

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and shin splints.

Brooks Ghost 9

Brooks Ghost 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Amount of support and light weight
  • Fits the shape of my foot very well
  • The weight and feel

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and IT band syndrome.

Brooks Ghost 8

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