buttressed heel

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buttressed heel

; flared heel; floated heel shoe modification; lateral or medial heel border is built out to increase heel contact area, stabilize the lateral or medial rearfoot or prevent abnormal foot eversion/inversion
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When choosing running shoes ensure they have adequate cushioning in the midsole and a flared heel for stability.
The flared heel will take you into the future of modern styling and will add the definitive edge to your outfit.