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Sales of minimalist shoes plummet – and it’s likely a good thing

Over the past few years, as the trend towards “minimal shoes” has continued, we have seen a spike in people visiting the office with metatarsal injuries and plantar fasciitis.  We have always suspected that this increase was connected to the minimalistic shoe movement. We believe that there are situations where a minimalist shoe can work well. However, as people began opting in droves for less support and intervention, we believed many increased their chance of injury. Well, it seems that the consumer is catching on and thinking twice about shoes with little support. Here is an interesting article from Runner World Magazine about this important trend.

Published on:June 6, 2013
Posted in Uncategorized by dm

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