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shoes pronation

Motion control and stability shoes have increased medial support which may increase stability to the foot and leg and lower the amount of pronation in the foot.

Motion control shoes are a specific type of running shoe designed to limit excessive foot motions.

They have been shown to significantly reduce the amount of plantar force (a force generated by excess pronation) when compared to normal footwear used in running.

Wearing supportive orthotics in the shoe is a method commonly implemented to treat many common running injuries that are thought to be associated with pronation.

Certain methods of taping the foot and leg have also been shown to be effective in preventing overpronation.

Several studies have shown that running barefoot can decrease pronation on the foot?s impact with the ground. This is thought to be because running shoes have extra weight for cushioning at the heel of the shoe, causing the runner to heel-strike more, which in turn results in increased pronation during the step.

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