Study: Running Shoes Could Cause Joint Strain

Tue, 26 Jan. 2010 - 7:36 a.m. MT

"Specifically, they saw a 38 percent increase in torque in areas of the knee where osteoarthritis develops, Kerrigan said. Such a large increase was surprising, she said, because it was greater than the increase in knee torque she had observed for women wearing high heels, which was only 20 percent to 26 percent."

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