Help choosing a shoe post-injury

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  1. Fuzzy

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    Need some shoe help, i'm recovering from a fractured 5th metatarsal and some other issues.

    A) I supinate
    B) I need a shoe with some extra depth (to fit a custom orthotic)

    Any shoe experts here who can recommend brand/model???

    Thanks!!
     
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  2. Roger Wawrinka

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    I've been wearing custom orthotics for a while now, and I would recommend Babolats.
     
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  3. Lukhas

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    Yonex SHT-308 would be a good choice. It's the shoe that absorbs the most vibration out there. Or else, Asics GR5. Babolats SFX are really wide and have a very thick insole, better try it before buying it.
     
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  4. Fuzzy

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    Thanks for the ideas...I've heard good things about the Asics, mixed reviews on Babolat...don't think anyone local to me carries Yonex...and you're right Lukhas not going to buy anything without making sure the orthotic fits.
     
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  6. Fuzzy

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    Wow those are some ugly shoes!! The shift from form to function is going to be hard for me.
     
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  7. Ronaldo

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    Functionally, you gotta choose, the those kind of shoes or the box they come in.
     
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  8. Fuzzy

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    Well, got the orthotics, went and tried on a few things, ended up in bab propulse 3's (they were on sale). The shoe had plenty of room for the orthotics and my foot felt really "strapped in" but comfortable.

    so we'll see how they feel on the court.
     
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  9. 3fees

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    yonex 254D
     
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  10. BLX_Andy

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    Will you try the Propulse 4's when you can't get any more 3's?
     
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  11. Fuzzy

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    BLX Andy, assuming the 3 works out, yes...the store actually had 2 pair in my size, might go back and buy the second if they work out...so it probably won't be an issue for awhile.
     
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  12. Lukhas

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    Wishful thinking. They will most likely have gotten rid of the shoe by that time.
     
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  13. mctennis

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    Try a Nike Air Max ( whatever third name they currently use). I have had knee issues and I have always come back to the Nike Air Max version. I use the Air Max Resmash now. I bought several pairs when they were still available. I'm down to my last pair now. I will have to start looking at shoes yet again when they get a little worn out.
     
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  14. Ronaldo

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    Is that the shoe with two soles?
     
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