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Best shoes for Men with patellar tendinitis 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.

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:

  • Flexible lightweight and comfortable
  • It makes my feet and legs happy
  • It has 500 miles

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • it fixed my overpronation
  • I feel fast while having enough support
  • Cushion

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

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Brooks Ravenna 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Soft step
  • Has a wide toe box and fits my feet well
  • Comfort over long distance

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

Brooks Ravenna 7

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
  • The drop
  • Support

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

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

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