22
April
2019
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10:49 PM
America/New_York

From style to safety, Detroit Pistons have shoe game covered

Detroit Free Press discusses the sneaker culture influence on NBA basketball players, noting some players view their sneaker selection as a first line of defense against injury; while others see it as more of a fashion statement.

Free Press spoke to Mark C. Drakos, MD, foot and ankle surgeon at HSS regarding the choice of footwear selection, who cited, “There have been a lot of studies showing - particularly in the running world - that if you wear lighter, more flexible, more flimsy sneakers, you’re more likely to have a risk of a stress fracture.” Dr. Drakos suggested a strong base for sneakers, with safety being the first priority.

Read the full article at freep.com.