Foot Types and Shoe Wear

Scot  Bauman, PR, DPT, Franciscan St. Francis Sports Medicine explains the three main foot types. If you aren’t sure whether Neutral, Pronation, Supination best describes your foot there is a simple test! Scot and Indy Style co-host Andi Hauser demonstrate. Plus Scot talks about how often you should replace your running shoes.


• Three main foot types: Neutral, Pronation, Supination

• Replace shoes every 300-500 miles depending on shoe type

• Shoe wear based on foot type: Neutral-stability, Pronation-motion controlled, Supination-shock absorption

• Break shoes in before competition

• Try on new shoes in the evening when your feet are at their largest
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