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Choosing the right running shoeAn American manufacturer of footwear will be awarding a trademark new inventive line of running shoes for the reality television series Duck Dynasty.  The series’ host network A&E is joining forces with Rockethub for “Project Startup”, and has been endorsing the promotion on social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. The project will give $20k to wounded veterans charities if the project reaches $100k.

This footwear uses a technology known as WaveSpring, which uses a lightweight spring that cushions and returns energy for more comfort and less strain. Over 200 people have won marathons and races wearing these shoes, and a study conducted indicated that those who wore these shoes had a reduced heart rate and could run an average of 20 seconds per mile faster.

When beginning a new exercise regimen, such as running, it is recommended to seek the care of a podiatrist like Dr. Andrew H. Cohen of Mid-Michigan Foot and Ankle Center. Dr. Cohen will not only provide you with recommendations for the appropriate footwear to use while running, but can also treat and care for all your foot injuries.

Choosing the Right Running Shoes for Your Foot Type

Running can put a lot of stress on the joints, bones and ligaments of the body. Running shoes should be worn based on your foot type Speak with a shoe specialist to find out what fits you based on cushioning, stability and motion.

Running Mechanics

When you are running or walking in your shoes, every step determines how your foot is landing. Pronation is the natural rolling of your ankle from outside to inside during foot strike.

Pronation is a correct form of walking or running. It helps absorb shock and store energy from your lower extremities. Neutral runners who pronate correctly do not need specific shoes, since they have stability and control.

If you have any questions, please contact our offices in Saginaw, MI and Essexville, MI. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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