Running shoes are footwear designed for maximum support and comfort for runners. Running shoes often feature extra cushioning to absorb impact from the surface running upon. Running shoes may also feature comfort technology consisting of all types of support and antibacterial linings.
Therapeutic refers to any product that is designed to treat and restore health. Therapeutic footwear designs are focused on proper fitting, pain relief, cushioning and balance as well as foot problems such as bunions, corns, calluses, and hammertoes.