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I'm sure there's been a thread on this before, but I can't find anything so am starting fresh.
I've been running on and off for a few years, mostly 10ks, but have just finished my first marathon. During this time I've been battling ankle injuries due to severe overpronation. I run with motion-control shoes and orthotics and do stength exercises (although probably not as often as I should). The problem comes and goes, and varies between a bit of a niggle and pain causing me to limp.
Recently, the whole barefoot/minimalist shoe thing has made me wonder if I might be better off starting all over again and re-learing how to run unfettered by orthotics etc.
So, my question is this: have any other chronic/severe overpronators taken this route, how did it work out for you, and would you recommend it?
I fully appreciate it won't be easy and it'll take a while to become accustomed to a new way of running, but I'd like to hear what you lot have to say.
Sorry fo the overly long post.