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Best shoes for Women with patellar tendinitis and shin splints

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.

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.

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Ever run technology
  • Cushion
  • The heel to toe drop and the lightweight

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushioning is perfect
  • Right amount of cushion and support
  • Durability

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

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Asics GEL-Kayano 22

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's stability
  • Support
  • Cushionef

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

Asics GEL-Kayano 22

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • It is extremely lightweight
  • Comfortable, supportive for me.

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfortable
  • insole support
  • Soft balance of cushion support lightweight

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Fairly comfortable
  • Heel cushion
  • Cushioning

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

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

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