Best Shoes for Bad Knees and Ankles – Top 7 Picks and Reviews 2020

We took a look the consumer reviews and found the best of the best using our data-backed approach.

Here’s a look at the best Shoes for Bad Knees and Ankles

Bestseller No. 1
ASICS Men's Gel-Quantum 360 4 Running Shoes, 8.5M, Dark Grey/Black
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Technology Cushioning System - Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
  • Trusstic System technology - Reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
  • Heel Clutching System Technology - Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment.
  • FluidFit Upper - ASICS FluidFit upper technology combines multi-directional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot, creating a truly customized glove-like fit.
  • Seamless Construction - The use of seamless materials reduces the potential for irritation and friction caused by traditional stitches and seams.
Bestseller No. 2
Brooks Womens Glycerin 16 Running Shoe - White/Blue/Pink - B - 8.0
15 Reviews
Brooks Womens Glycerin 16 Running Shoe - White/Blue/Pink - B - 8.0
  • SHOE SIZE: "B" = Medium width, "D" = Wide width
  • FOOT SUPPORT: Ideal for runners with a medium to high arch looking for neutral support.
  • SUPER-SOFT CUSHIONING: Brooks brand-new DNA LOFT cushioning is engineered to provide a luxurious feeling underfoot without losing responsiveness and durability.
  • BREATHABLE: The new Double Jacquard Mesh is engineered for strategic breathability, flexibility, and structure.
  • PLUSH FIT: The plush feel of an internal stretch bootie surrounds your foot and moves and expands with your stride. The new, engineered mesh upper and 3D Fit Print technology only enhance the fit.
Bestseller No. 3
Gravity Defyer Proven Pain Relief Women's G-Defy Mighty Walk Salmon Gray Athletic Shoes 9 M US -...
480 Reviews
Gravity Defyer Proven Pain Relief Women's G-Defy Mighty Walk Salmon Gray Athletic Shoes 9 M US -...
  • VersoShock Technology- Patented Spring System Absorbs Shock From the Ground up Converting it into Renewed Positive Energy.
  • Seamless interior for sensitive feet and diabetic neuropathy to prevent irritation.
  • Removable insoles to accommodate custom orthotic support.
  • Front rocker sole with a supported midfoot to prevent and relieve plantar fasciitis.
  • Extra roomy toe box for bunions, diabetes, or just a little extra wiggle room.
Bestseller No. 4
ASICS Men's Gel-Venture 5-M, Black/Onyx/Charcoal, 13 M US
10,486 Reviews
ASICS Men's Gel-Venture 5-M, Black/Onyx/Charcoal, 13 M US
  • Outdoor-ready runner with mesh and brushstroke-patterned underlays
  • Rearfoot GEL cushioning
  • Removable sockliner accommodates medical orthotics
  • Trail-specific outsole with reversed traction lugs
  • AHAR outsole rubber in critical high-wear areas
Bestseller No. 6
ASICS Men's GlideRide Running Shoes, 12.5M, Black/Pure Gold
45 Reviews
ASICS Men's GlideRide Running Shoes, 12.5M, Black/Pure Gold
  • Rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system - Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • FlyteFoam Midsole Technology - Our FlyteFoam technology provides exceptional bounce back and responsiveness no matter the distance, utilizing organic super fibers to help reduce packing out that traditionally happens with softer, low density foams.
  • GUIDESOLE Technology - The curved sole design and stiff forefoot of our GUIDESOLE technology reduce ankle flexion and provide a shock-absorbent landing zone to lessen fatigue of other leg muscles and increase runner efficiency.
  • Engineered Mesh Upper - Multi-directional mesh material improves ventilation and stability.
Bestseller No. 7
ASICS Women's Gel-Venture 6 Running Shoes, 8M, Black/Island Blue/Pink Glow
8,732 Reviews
ASICS Women's Gel-Venture 6 Running Shoes, 8M, Black/Island Blue/Pink Glow
  • Rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system - Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • AHAR Outsole - Acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.
  • Removable Sockliner - A sockliner which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic.
  • Trail Specific Outsole - Reversed lugs provide uphill and downhill traction on all types of terrain.