Reviewed by Retied Mimi from New York on Thursday, January 2, 2014
This is my 6th pair of Brooks Addiction. They were recommended by my podiatrist for overpronation before and after foot surgery.
I'm a walker and by a new pair about every 9 months. These were a great value. I would highly recommend these to anyone who has foot problems.
They give great support....
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Reviewed by RDoc from Northern California on Thursday, August 14, 2014
I was diagnosed with Arthritis in my big toes. All of my athletic shoes hurt my feet and made it almost impossible to exercise - even walking hurt.
The Podiatrist recommended Brooks Addiction 10. I could not believe that a shoe change would make that much difference. Boy, was I wrong!!!!
These shoes are super stable and great! Some folks have said they don't bend enough - well that is true. The goal is to protect the foot from hyper extending - which is what my feet would do while running. Yes,they are heavier. Yes they make you run more flat footed . Nonetheless, my feet no longer hurt. Sierra Trading Post provided a very good cost for the shoes and easy shipping. Thanks for helping me get back on the track - literally!
Reviewed by Frozen from Minnesota on Wednesday, June 25, 2014
I've worn Brooks for years. Though I prefer Ariele(they are hard to find) I really like Addition and Adrenelin. Brooks shoes have a wide toe which I need and have good padding underfoot. I hope Sierra continues to carry Brooks as they are the only brand I will buy.
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Runs true to size for me. I use orthotics so must take out the insole but that is true of any shoe I use. I also have neuropathy in my feet.
Been buying Brooks Addiction for years and love to find them on Sierra. So glad they finally had something other than white.
So I ordered several pair of the darker colored ones.
Answered on 3/8/2014 9:30:08 PM by Judi CJ from Washington
Pretty much true to size---or if not, just a little bit small. This is my wife's correct size, but she has a very high arch. At first they were tight across the top of the ball of her foot---but they eventually loosened up. In terms of toe room, they are long enough, but there may not be much extra height or width at the toe for you.
Answered on 3/8/2014 9:51:44 PM by Active Geezer from Missouri
Yes they run true to size. For more toe box room, try ordering a mens size. That's what I did for jogging.
Answered on 3/9/2014 12:30:06 AM by sudani from AZ
Yes, they do. I usually wear a size 10, and the size 10 Brooks fit just right. If you are deciding between two sizes, choose the bigger. Some people feel they run just a tad small.
Answered on 3/9/2014 7:37:38 AM by Jen, working mom from Milwaukee
I feel that they fit a bit snug for the called out size. They have great cushioning and arch support.
Answered on 3/9/2014 8:58:57 AM by Luv2NetShop from Oceanside, CA
I think they run a tad small. I got the 8.5 and I typically wear an 8. They don't seem as small as they used to though ( I've worn this style for 10+ years).
Answered on 3/9/2014 9:22:25 AM by Water mom from Bellingham, wa
My wife said hers were a little small
Answered on 3/9/2014 12:49:02 PM by Mickmu from TN
Yes, they are very true to size. I am extremely picky about my shoes, and these are exactly what I needed and wanted.
Answered on 3/9/2014 10:31:30 PM by Lisa from Missouri
no, shoes do run a little small, I would order around 1 size larger, also this would allow a little more room for orthotic if needed and hopefully avoid any rubbing, hope this helps
Answered on 3/10/2014 7:11:30 AM by Jonny Ballgame from SD
Yes, seemed true to size to me.
Answered on 3/10/2014 9:33:28 AM by sandyriver from Stamford CT
I generally wear a size 9, but I always buy a size 10 in Brooks
Answered on 3/10/2014 9:56:21 AM by lfh in Seattle from Washington
These shoes have a very wide toe box. I have bunions, and the shoes fit very well. They are designed to encourage the wearer to put most weight on the outside of the foot.. The prices at STP are fantastic. These same shoes sell for over $100 at other shoe sites. I have seven pair and wear them for boot camp, aerobics, and walking. Hope this helps!
Answered on 3/14/2014 10:27:10 AM by old traveler from Iowa