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Suggest the best type of sports shoe for an elderly person with mild tendinitis

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Posted on Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Question: Mornin,
63 male 5' 10 220lbs looking gently get back into running. Pronator with arch supports. Mild history of tendinitis and trying not to screw up my back. So my question is what running shoe to buy. I'll be running on asphalt.
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal (41 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Flexible pronator with rigid supinator.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

The best running shoe for, you will be the one with flexible pronator and rigid supinator with proper arch support.
Do start with it so as not to stress your ligaments excessively.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Praveen Tayal,
Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Suggest the best type of sports shoe for an elderly person with mild tendinitis

Brief Answer: Flexible pronator with rigid supinator. Detailed Answer: Hello, The best running shoe for, you will be the one with flexible pronator and rigid supinator with proper arch support. Do start with it so as not to stress your ligaments excessively. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Praveen Tayal, Orthopaedic Surgeon