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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:

  • It is comfortable, not too light but not heavy at all. Perfect heel to toe drop for an everyday trainer
  • The responsiveness
  • It's a shoe

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:

  • Feels great
  • The customer service and running club
  • Comfort

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:

  • The lightweight and breathability
  • Soft forefoot
  • Wide toe box, lightweight and flexible.

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:

  • Less pain
  • It got rid of my knee/hip discomfort
  • feels soft

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
  • It feels cushiony, but you can still get a sense of the ground, if that makes sense
  • Light weight

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:

  • It's flexibility
  • Comfort
  • Good cushioning

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:

  • Max cushioning with good responsiveness
  • Light and supportive
  • Incredibly soft

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:

  • No additional unnecessary cushion
  • It's fit and durability for a 200lb man
  • Extremely cushioned yet still lightweight

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:

  • Light
  • Lugs on the bottom
  • The lugs cushion my landing, without adding too much stability.

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:

  • ride
  • The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus were good for milage when I was in college
  • extremely comfortable and light. Still has plenty of support.

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:

  • Lightweight
  • The responsive, flexible midsole.
  • Perfect evition of a shoe that has carried me many miles.

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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