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Best Mizuno shoes for Men with IT band syndrome

The Japanese shoe maker has been making running shoes for decades. Today, Mizuno running shoes are best known for their Wave Plate technology, an undulating plastic that has helped make the brand's shoes some of the most durable on the planet. Mizuno shoes, from their popular Wave Rider to their award winning Catalyst, are found on runners' feet across the world, many of whom have a deep allegiance to the brand.

Many runners know the dangers of IT Band Syndrome; it can linger for months if not years, rearing its ugly head right before a race. IT band syndrome, or Iliotibial Band Syndrome, is caused when the ligament that runs outside the leg becomes tight, inflamed, and just downright painful to move. This problem can arise from weaknesses in certain muscles or running's repetitive motions. Luckily, the right shoe can make a difference, both in terms of preventing and treating IT band issues.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's very light and gives ample support.
  • Support
  • The toe box is flexible and roomy.

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

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Quality
  • The way it fits my foot , which has a narrow heel and it is still responsive on the ground
  • It's fit and durability for a 200lb man

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with achilles pain and plantar fascitis.

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • The light weight build keeps me feeling light on my feet
  • Supportive, but not too much. durable, good for trails and roads

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and IT band syndrome.

Mizuno Wave Rider 19

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