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Mailbag! Best Daily Trainers of 2024 So Far, Rehabbing Bone Stress Injuries, and Flat Foot Pain
Doctors of Running Podcast, Episode 186

It's another DOR mailbag: time to answer more of your questions. Nathan, David, and Matt tackle your questions about bone stress injuries, rehabbing from them, youth athletics, flat feet, and more. We want to hear from you! Let us know what your favorite daily trainer this year has been. Have more mailbag questions for us? Email us at or DM us on Instagram.


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0:00 - Intro 
3:10 - The Subjective: what's been your favorite daily trainer of the year so far? 
16:54 - Rehabbing from & preventing bone stress injuries 
29:55 - Bone stress injuries in youth athletes 
39:45 - The importance of participating in multiple sports 
45:16 - Flat footed runners & foot pain when racing 
53:39 - Matching foot-type to shoe-type 
55:47 - Shoes without aggressive sidewalls 
59:49 - Wrap-up

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