The Sole Softec Response Footbed is one of the hugely popular Sole Mouldable range giving the user a very good fit approaching that provided by an expensive custom made orthotic. A high quality and extremely good value off the shelf orthotic. The aim of this product is to provide a high level of support to the medial arch combined with high levels of shock absorbancy providing improved biomechanics in the foot and lower limb leading to reduced stress levels . This product is a full shoe model, similar in size to a full inner sole with a thicker profile and moisture wicking top sheet
Who Should Use This?
This footbed is for people who are looking for a high quality mouldable orthotic and who suffer from mild to moderate pronation (flattening of the medial or inside arch of the foot) leading to pain in the medial arch or biomechanical stress leading to pain or injury in the foot, ankle, knee, hip or spine. It is very popular in sport and situations where firm arch support combined with moderate to high levels of cushioning are required. More specifically it is suitable for pain in the midfoot and medial arch associated with:
Conditions directly associated with Pronation – mild to moderate
Medial arch strain
Anterior knee pain
Low Back Pain
If you are unsure as to the cause of your pain seek medical advice re suitability of orthotics in your case
How Does it Work?
Helps to support and cushion the medial arch and calcaneus (heel bone) aiding normalisation of correct biomechanics in the lower limb joints and muscles. This type of device controls pronation (flattening of the arch) improving alignment in the whole leg and foot.
Sizing and Technical Information:
Off the shelf orthotics are suitable for mild to moderate problems. Individuals with more severe problems require podiatry assessment and orthotic prescription a process which provides custom made orthotics. Off the shelf orthotics can be a very effective and inexpensive way to solve less severe biomechanical issues such as pronation and calcaneus valgus (flattening of the medial arch and accompanying outward deformity of the heel bone)
Suitable for trainers, tennis shoes, work shoes / boots, football and rugby boots. To ensure a good fit you may need to remove the liner or insole of your footwear .