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Best shoes for Men with IT band syndrome who need good support

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.

Asics GT-2000 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Wide toe box and narrow heel, which fits my funny shaped foot
  • the shoe's durability and consistency
  • it feels really super comfortable, but is actually pretty light too.

Asics GT-2000 3

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Upper fits great, midsole stable without arch support
  • Lightweight
  • Light weight

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible and a good platform in the sole for the foot
  • The Saucony's have extra cushion - making those long runs softer
  • Comfort

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

Saucony Triumph ISO

Newton Running Distance V

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfortable
  • Fast and light
  • The lugs

Newton Running Distance V

Brooks Glycerin 13

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Shoes upper
  • Comfort and durability
  • The shoes cushion

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

Brooks Glycerin 13

Brooks Ghost 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Stability
  • The right amount of cushion without feeling clunky
  • Cushion

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

Brooks Ghost 8

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • It makes my legs feel better
  • Cushion and toebox

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

Hoka One One Clifton

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Loaded with cushion
  • Room in the toe box, and mice cushion
  • Weight and cushioning

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

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Mizuno has done a great work keeping the inspire true to its ride through the series. They make small changes that rarely take away from function
  • I haven't lost toenails since
  • Support

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

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushion and support. Ah-may-zing. Orgasmic
  • Long lasting with lots of miles put on them.
  • Extra cushioning

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and a bad back.

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Brooks Ghost 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfortable and light
  • Comfort
  • Soft cushiin

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

Brooks Ghost 9

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