Knee injuries are a very common issue in this country and with the weather turning bad as we reach the autumn, we thought it would be a good idea to make a list of the best shoes for knee pain. If you have knee pain then I am sure you are aware that the pain can increase as the weather gets colder and so it is important that you have the right shoes on your feet so that you don’t have to go through any unnecessary pain this autumn/winter.
Why your knees might hurt
There are a lot of health issues that could be the reason for your knee pain. Some of these issues are:
- A torn ligament
- Meniscus tears
- Muscle imbalance
- Tendon injuries
- and more.
If you haven’t had your knee pain seen to by a GP or a specialist then do make an appointment as soon as you can. Even with good shoes on your feet, you might still be causing further damage to your knee.
Below, we are going to give a list of men’s and women’s shoes that are great for knee pain. There are a lot of brands that make shoes specially for knee pain and so it’s important to try a few pairs on to see how they feel. The best shoe for someone else may not be the best for you so always try before you buy.
What to look for in your new shoes
If you are wearing the wrong type of shoes it can really make your knee pain a lot worse, while making the injury that is causing the pain worse as well. This will happen if you walk a lot as well so do please keep that in mind because if the situation gets worse, you may have trouble even standing, let alone walking!
The best shoes for knee pain are the ones that are specially made to help you walk without the pain, this sounds simple but there are a few on the market (we will get to some names in just a moment). Basically, these shoes use the most advanced technology to help your feet and your knees withstand the shock when walking. These shoes can help you go for a walk to the shop and keep aiding you if you are standing for a while.
Some brand names to look out for when it comes to shoes for knee pain include:
- Dr. Comfort – Gary (men’s) and Sandy (women’s) are the models they make for shoe pain
- Skechers – Go Walk 3 Men and women
- New Balance – 813 men and women
- Asics – Neo 4 for both men and women with knee pain
- G-Defy – Super Walk Men and Women
Each of the shoes mentioned above will provide you with a lot of support and hopefully ease the pain that you are in from your knees. Which brand above is right for you is something that you have to decide so please do make sure to try on a few pairs of these shoes before you buy any. We hope this has helped you in your search for shoes to help knee pain.