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#168 Should I add carbon fiber stiffening insoles to my running shoes?

Lots of running injuries are aggravated by bending of the toes. Plantar plate sprains, sesamoiditis, and Morton’s neuroma all get irritated when you bend the toes too much while you run. If you have any of these conditions it may help if you add some stiffness to your running shoe.

One way to help decrease pain in the big toe joint and the ball of the foot is too add a carbon fiber insert to the running shoe.

Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking whether or not you should add carbon fiber stiffening insoles to your running shoes.

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