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Best shoes for Women with shin splints who land on their heel

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.

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • heel fit and wide toe box
  • Breatheable
  • The customer service and running club

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It makes my legs feel better
  • So light, yet so much cushion. The support is good for neutral runners, but also people who need a bit of support.
  • It's light but we'll cushioned

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

Hoka One One Clifton

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Smoothness of roll
  • Fits perfect
  • Cushion

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

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Mizuno Wave Rider 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability
  • The total comfort of the shoe. It has an exceptional amount of support for a neutral shoe.
  • The stability

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

Mizuno Wave Rider 18

Brooks Ravenna 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Upper
  • Support
  • that it works for me and doesn't hurt my feet

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

Brooks Ravenna 7

Brooks Transcend 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Just enough support without being too heavy or restrictive
  • Cushioning
  • comfortable, works with my orthotics, easy on my back

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

Brooks Transcend 3

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Heel cushion!
  • Extremely plush and cushioned
  • The shoe's cushioning and breathable

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

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Adidas Energy Boost 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushion and energy response
  • The durability, bounce, fit
  • Tech fit

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

Adidas Energy Boost 3

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