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Best shoes for Men with runner's knee

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.

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It makes my legs feel better
  • Weight + width
  • Lots of cushion

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

Hoka One One Clifton

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Support
  • The customer service and running club
  • Cushion is like clouds

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Asics GEL-Kayano 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Soft impact support
  • Cushion and weight
  • Stability

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

Asics GEL-Kayano 18

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • the lightness of the shoe
  • The upper is extremely durable and is closer to the 30 than the 31.
  • The cushion feeling you get with every step you make while running which makes running extremely fun

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:

  • Rocker and cushioning. Very light
  • Squishiness!
  • Room in the toe box, and mice cushion

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

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Brooks Purecadence 5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The flexibility and weight. Also with the contours along my foot
  • support
  • Comfort, fit and breathable, light material

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

Brooks Purecadence 5

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Extremely comfortable supportive / holds the heel in place
  • Soft and form fitting upper
  • Extremely plush and cushioned

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

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability and comfortability
  • The stability for the ankle and pronation
  • Flexible

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:

  • Durability
  • It's cushiony, fits well,
  • it has a soft cushion where the shoe sits just below ankle.

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

Brooks Ravenna 7

New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Lightweight
  • Cushion, and lightweight
  • Comfortable

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

New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v2

Altra Torin 2.0

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Zero drop rate
  • Wide forefoot
  • Wide toe box

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

Altra Torin 2.0

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