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Best shoes for Men with achilles pain who prefer stability support

People who pronate have their arches collapse inward when they run. There's nothing wrong with this--in fact, many of the world's best runners are pronators. The key is to find the right sneaker to help mitigate the issue. Stability shoes help overpronators by keeping the gait straight as the foot hits the ground. These shoes provide decent arch support and solid cushioning. You can find stability competition shoes, regular pavement shoes, or trail shoes.

Achilles pain, which often stems from achilles tendinitis, can linger and derail a training season and even a running career. When the Achilles tendon comes under too much stress, it can become inflamed (the tendinitis) or even rupture. To prevent the debilitating issue, it's important to stretch the calves, not build up mileage too quickly, and avoid excessive hill work or speedwork. It's also important to buy the right running shoes. Wearing inflexible shoes, shoes that don't fit your stride (for pronators especially), and shoes with a low heel-to-drop can all cause Achilles issues.

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Its comfort during long runs.
  • Cushioning
  • It got rid of my knee/hip discomfort

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

Hoka One One Clifton

Brooks Ravenna 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It is light but stable
  • Fits well
  • Comfort

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

Brooks Ravenna 7

Saucony Guide 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioning
  • The shoes are durable and high quality.
  • light and breathable

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

Saucony Guide 9

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's very light for a stability shoe
  • Lightweight for a stability shoe
  • 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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Have worn several years different models without a shoe related problem
  • The customer service and running club
  • Everything, my feet feel so good in them

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Asics GEL-Kayano 21

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Feels like it has good cushioning
  • Cheap
  • Good all around, but use a Sole insole.

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

Asics GEL-Kayano 21

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