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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:

  • Its comfort and support.
  • Flexible
  • 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:

  • Cushioning
  • Ultra lightweight superior cushioning
  • The comfort and support of the sole while keeping it very light.

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:

  • Soft ride, fits my foot well with my orthotics
  • Tha soft cushion and a really comfortable fitting shoe
  • cushioning

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 flexible support it provides
  • Hugs my ankle...fits snug, but big toe box

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
  • Has a wide toe box and fits my feet well
  • Easy to break in

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:

  • It is supportive
  • Just enough support without being too heavy or restrictive
  • Cushioning

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:

  • Sturdy
  • Heel cushion!
  • Great cushioning

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 boost foam is bouncy
  • The cushion and energy response
  • It's snug fit. I have very narrow feet

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

Adidas Energy Boost 3

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