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Best shoes for Men with shin splints who need good support

SShin splints can be the nemesis for many runners. The injury often arises from being in the wrong running sneaker or a shoe that is well past its mileage expiration date. Finding a shoe that fits your gait and your stride is key; but so is knowing which shoes help other runners battle and prevent shin splints. That's why we at ShoeKicker polled runners to find the shoe that improved their shin splint.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Quick turnover, right amount of cushioning
  • Light yet supportive
  • Flexible

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Soft and cushiony
  • It's durability
  • The amount of support in relation to the weight.

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Saucony Zealot ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Shoes cushioning feel underneath
  • Soft forefoot
  • the weight and responsiveness

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

Saucony Zealot ISO

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Ultra lightweight superior cushioning
  • Lots of cushion, great support for neutral runners. Lots of toe room
  • Cushion

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

Hoka One One Clifton

Brooks Purecadence 5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The flexibility and weight. Also with the contours along my foot
  • Was cushioning
  • My feet don't hurt after I run

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

Brooks Purecadence 5

Brooks Ghost 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Support
  • Comfort and stability
  • The cushion and support

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

Brooks Ghost 9

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • No body pain
  • Light and supportive
  • It's very light, yet had tons of cushion. I'm hoping it will keep my legs in good shape for the whole summer.

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

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Breathable
  • Breathable and comfortable
  • Durability

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with achilles pain and plantar fascitis.

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Newton Running Gravity

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Lugs
  • It is a very responsive shoe and it is light
  • The lugs which promote a proper strike

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

Newton Running Gravity

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • How comfortable my feet fit in them.
  • Feels soft
  • It is light and responsive

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort, breathable, neutral
  • Flexible and soft yet responsive
  • The weight and cushion

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

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