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Insoles help prevent sports injuries

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 01 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0305137a
  1. Samena Chaudhry1
  1. 1Stoke on Trent

Knobbly rubber insoles worn inside sports shoes should reduce knee and ankle injuries, according to research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (2003;37:170). The insoles radically improve athletes' awareness of the orientation of their feet.

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