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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:

  • My foot feels like is tight and securely kept in place for maximum control and stability.
  • Roominess and cushion
  • The give me the right amount of support and cushion

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's light but we'll cushioned
  • It makes my legs feel better
  • Cushioning

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
  • The cushioning is perfect
  • Gel-padding & it supports my orthotics

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:

  • The total comfort of the shoe. It has an exceptional amount of support for a neutral shoe.
  • That is comfortable
  • It fits and I've had the least injuries with them

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:

  • Breathable
  • Durability
  • It's comfortable

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:

  • Cushioning
  • Cushion
  • Cushioned heel

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
  • 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

Adidas Energy Boost 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Lightweight
  • It gives unmatched energy return and also way more comfortable than the Adidas Sequance 9. Upper is so much more snug and comfortable!!! The only problem was the heel. You really need to "Buckle down" the laces to make sure you don't slip.
  • The cushion and energy response

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

Adidas Energy Boost 3

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