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Best shoes for Men with a bad back

A bad back can ruin everything from running or basic household tasks. Luckily there are shoes, both for running and walking, that are meant for folks with bad backs. The most important thing is figuring out whether you need a stability shoe, a neutral shoe, or a motion controlled shoe. Second, it's important to find a shoe that has worked for people with bad backs. These athletic shoes are often cushioned, have great arch support, and allow for flexibility for your individual stride.

Brooks Ghost 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Comfortable for me
  • Comfort

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

Brooks Ghost 9

Adidas Ultra Boost

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability
  • It's ride
  • Upper is breathable, flexible. A lot of cushion

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with achilles pain and a bad back.

Adidas Ultra Boost

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's cheap and does its job very well
  • It is very light, comfortable and supportive
  • Weight

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Saucony Kinvara 7

Brooks Glycerin 14

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Upper comfort
  • It just feels good on my feet
  • Coupons

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

Brooks Glycerin 14

Saucony Guide 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Stability
  • Enough support but still light
  • The firmness, yet comfort of the shoe.

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

Saucony Guide 6

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 11

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioning and fit of the upper
  • Soft and light
  • Breathable, comfortable, flexible

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

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 11

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Adequete yet not overbearing cushioning, plenty of support for a lightweight shoe
  • Just the right balance between cushioning and shoe weight
  • Narrow and shallow toebox

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • The shoe's cushion
  • Makes running in concrete less miserable!

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and achilles pain.

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The amount of support in relation to the weight.
  • Support
  • Flexible

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Hoka One One Clayton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's extremely light and soft.
  • Very light, very comfortable, great cushion
  • very lightweight and cushioned

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with a bad back.

Hoka One One Clayton

Brooks Launch 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Very light and comfortae
  • The feel
  • Cushioning & responsiveness

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

Brooks Launch 3

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