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Hi everyone, newbie here.

Wondered if anyone has issues with their trainers where their heels wear away the material on the backs of their trainers? I think I have knobbly bits on my heels that stick out so no matter what pair I have tried it always happens eventually. The issue is it then causes blisters on my heels. I have tried wearing two pairs of socks but eventually the same thing happens. I even had a pair of new balance trainers that the heels have actually snapped on the trainers because of this.
Has this happened to anyone? Does anyone have any suggestions to help me as I love to run but don't want to keep spending a fortune on buying new trainers every two months?馃榾
Also I wear insoles so really need a neutral shoe.
Thanks in advance x

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Hi, you need to go and see a podiatrist who ideally specialises in running / impact sports.

They will be able to identify what鈥檚 going on with your heels and try to treat it accordingly or send you to the right place.

The first consultation is usually free and if you鈥檙e in the North West I can recommend as very good one in Altrincham ( when things get back to normal ! )
 

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Great thank you. A podiatrist is the one who gave me the orthotics so I'm surprised they haven't mentioned anything else. I'm in the North East.
 

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I鈥檓 surprised that they didn鈥檛 notice your heels ???

It may be that you鈥檒l need a type of shoe that can accommodate your heels, which a podiatrist can help you with.

Did you take a pair of shoes in and show them the wear ?
 

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No I haven't been in recently and it's been progressively getting worse so will have to look into going back to the podiatrist. They did say that my insoles are still doing the job they should so I wonder what's going on.
 

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Make sure you take your shoes in and explain what鈥檚 going on.
If you鈥檙e not happy with the way you鈥檙e being treated you can always change podiatrists 馃憤
 

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No probs, I suffer from something called metatarsalgia - pain in the sole of my left foot, so I鈥檝e got to know podiatrists very well 馃槀
 

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I'm not disagreeing with anything above but it could be an ordinary fit problem instead or as well. I've had trainers where I wore out exactly as pictured, others that didn't with over 600 miles in them. Maybe you could try brands or fits that you have never tried before? Keep the old ones as evidence in any case.
 

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I'm not disagreeing with anything above but it could be an ordinary fit problem instead or as well. I've had trainers where I wore out exactly as pictured, others that didn't with over 600 miles in them. Maybe you could try brands or fits that you have never tried before? Keep the old ones as evidence in any case.
Great ok thanks. Will do. There are new balance. Nike are too big, Adidas too small.
 
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