Point-Counterpoint: Minimalist Running Shoes: A Significant Advance Or Injuries Waiting To Happen?

Noting a lack of evidence support for traditional running shoes with elevated cushioned heels, this author says the wider toe box of minimalist shoes and a gradual transition of running form can be beneficial for runners.   By Nicholas A. Campitelli, DPM, FACFAS – Podiatrytoday.com To think a shoe could solve every runner’s problems with injuries is hard to believe yet that is what it has come to in our society. It is not just runners who have this perception. This belief seems to be pretty common in the general population as well. Most would not argue that when it comes …

Read More