The orthotics debate: How running shoe inserts are dividing the experts

Like all runners, Nicole Haber dreads any injury that keeps her from her sport. So when she found herself struggling after an ankle injury two years ago, Haber, a 32-year-old regular in New York City road races, was open to all solutions to get back to running. When her orthopedist suggested custom-made orthotics she went for them, even at the steep cost of $500.

Like all runners, Nicole Haber dreads any injury that keeps her from her sport. So when she found herself struggling after an ankle injury two years ago, Haber, a 32-year-old regular in New York City road races, was open to all solutions to get back to running. When her orthopedist suggested custom-made orthotics she went for them, even at the steep cost of $500.

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The orthotics debate: How running shoe inserts are dividing the experts