View Full Version : Shoe relation to knee problems

06-27-2006, 10:20 AM
I play hard courts and have knee problems. How much can shoes hurt or help knee problems (osgood schlotters/jumpers knee etc)?

Do i need to look for cushioning, or some specific form of support?

06-27-2006, 10:31 AM
The shoes are very important in terms of aligning your knees (esp patella). Go to very good podiatrist.

They must check you WHILE RUNNING (on a treadmill, etc). If they don't, they don't know what they are talking about.

Have a look at this thread:

Patellar/Achilles Tendonitis - Calling Mojo, Marius or Anybody Else

06-29-2006, 08:10 PM
I tried New Balance, lots of cushion but the high ride hurt my knees. I now use K-Swiss Defiers with Sole Ultra Custom Foot Beds (www.yoursole.com).
I buy 2 pairs of shoes and alternate.