30 Mar '12, 3pm

Guest Post by yours truly over at RunBlogger: #running @Oblinkin

Guest Post by yours truly over at RunBlogger: #running @Oblinkin

A few weeks ago I received an email from a reader named Adam Krueger asking me if it was possible that a simple change in footwear from a stability shoe to a neutral trainer could essentially cure a fairly long-term bout with iliotibial band syndrome virtually overnight. This had been Adam’s experience, and he was wondering if I had ever heard of such a thing before. My immediate answer was a resounding yes. Why? Because in my own life I have experienced bouts of ITB pain only twice, and in both instances the pain above the outside of my knee resolved almost immediately either with a change in footwear or with a modification to the footwear causing the problem (you can read about my experience with the latter here ). Now, I’m by no means saying that changing footwear is a surefire cure for ITBS – I highly doubt that it is, but given my experience it is one factor to consid...

Full article: http://www.runblogger.com/2012/03/running-shoes-and-iliot...

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