Whether you’re on the ice or the rink, proper-fitting skates are important not only for safety but also for performance. As is the case with shoes, skates often lack the necessary foundation to properly support our feet. However, most people don’t realize the importance of having a proper foot foundation in their skates, and many […]
Posts By: Tyler McCracken
One of the most common misconceptions about arch supports is that they only help the arches of your feet. In fact, many people only consider buying an arch support when their feet begin to ache. Yet in reality, everyone can benefit from arch supports, whether your foot arches hurt or not.
One of the biggest complaints that we hear all too often from our customers at TheInsoleStore.com, is that their custom-made insoles from their Podiatrist are ‘too rigid’ or as the age old saying goes, “They are as hard as a rock!” If you are either looking into them for the first time or are looking […]
Metatarsal pads were created to make your feet feel better! Specifically, a metatarsal pad, or met pad for short, is used to help support your transverse arch (this is the arch that runs widthwise across your forefoot located right below the ball of your foot). This will help place your forefoot in a natural resting […]
With extreme sports, a lot of stress and strain is exerted on the foot’s muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones. Athletes, such as soccer and football players, are especially vulnerable to foot pain and injuries due to wearing cleats that are thin and lacking in any protection and arch support. Soccer insoles not only provide extra […]