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#455 3 Foot types prone to Extensor Tenosynovitis

Extensor tenosynovitis is one of the running injuries doctors don’t often talk about simply because it’s a relatively rare condition.

But extensor tenosynovitis can be really painful when running.

Sometimes it’s actually misdiagnosed as a stress fracture, both by doctors or by the runners themselves.

Any misdiagnosis can force you to take time off of running unnecessarily.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about three foot types that are prone to extensor tenosynovitis.

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#230 Why runners with high arches need cushioning running shoes

Most runners wear running shoes when they run. And the type of shoes you choose can help protect you from the forces of running.

If you have high arches, in general at your feet are more stable and more rigid.

A rigid foot type generally translates to higher peak forces when you run, and particularly when you land as a heel striker.

Cushioning type running shoes can help protect your feet from the pounding forces of running, if you have high arches.

Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about why runners who have high arches need cushioning running shoes.

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