Supination and The Best Insoles for Treatment

If you have a high arch type, constantly feel like you’re walking on the outside of your feet, or feel like your feet can't handle much shock from walking or running, you may have heard the words supination, or under-pronation.

What is Supination?

Supination is the “turning outward” of your foot at your ankle, which causes you to put your weight on the outside edge of your feet. As you can imagine, this can cause discomfort and pain in your ankles, knees, hips, and back. When walking or running, those with supination can also be more susceptible to conditions such as shin splints, ankle sprains, stress fractures, or Plantar Fasciitis, all as a result of their supination. If you look at the back of your shoes and see that at the heels they are wearing more on the outside than on the inside, you may more than likely dealing with over-supination. The same goes for if the outside edge of your insoles are wearing down noticeably faster than the inside edge. Full Story
Did you know that sometimes there is more to just sticking your insole in to your shoe? Whether you have worn insoles before or you are new to the whole experience, here is some great information on how to use your new insoles, caring for them, and how often you should replace your insoles. Full Story
Some full-length insoles have a heat-moldable footbed. This is great because you can get an exact fit that is custom specifically to your foot! Some heat-moldable insoles will need to be trimmed-to-fit, make sure to check your product packaging. Heat-molding is also super easy if you have never done it before. Full Story

A full-length insole extends from the heel to your toe. They are designed to replace your existing insole that comes with your shoes. Most full-length insoles are trim-to-fit, this means you might have to follow a couple of extra steps for the perfect fit. Do not worry though, it is actually quite easy! Follow these 7 easy steps and get them trimmed in no time!

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Plantar Fasciitis is the one of the most common foot conditions that many people experience throughout their lives. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia tendon, the flat band of tissue that runs lengthwise on the bottom of your foot and is what connects your toes to your heel bone. Many describe plantar fasciitis as a sharp pain that they feel in their feet, especially around the heel, which is often most prominent when they first get out of bed in the morning and which often worsens after spending time on their feet. Plantar fasciitis is often a debilitating condition that makes individuals want to stay off their feet as much as possible to avoid suffering from any more foot pain than they already have.

While the bad news is that plantar fasciitis is a severely uncomfortable foot condition that many people are likely to experience, the good news is that it can often be prevented or cured with the use of insoles for plantar fasciitis.

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