Insoles for sport

Insoles for sport

Insoles for sports are designed to help support your feet, to reduce pain and minimise risk of injury whilst taking part in physical activity. They can also be used to improve foot positioning during your running or walking pattern, this will in turn help to reduces stresses on your body. The insoles are individually made to ensure they provide the best support depending on the sports you play.

What are the indications for use of an insole for sports?

There are many indications for using a insole for sports. These include:

  • Back pain
  • Achilles pain
  • Foot pain
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain
  • Instability at foot / ankle

If you are unsure if you would be suitable for using insoles for sports please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are insoles for sports often used for?

Insoles for sports are often used for the following conditions:

  • Shin splints
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Patella Tendonitis
  • Runners knee (Patellofemoral pain syndrome)
  • Hip impingement

This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a using insoles for sports please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of using insoles for sports?

There are many benefits that come from using insoles for sports. These include:

  • Improved comfort
  • Impact absorbing
  • Increased support
  • Continue being active
  • Reduce injuries
  • Reduced pain

There are many benefits using insoles for sports to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive insoles for sports?

The process to receive insoles for sports would be:

  • Assessment
  • Measuring / Casting
  • Fitting
  • Review

Everybody’s feet are unique consequently it is important that an insole is specifically contoured to provide maximum support and comfort. Your orthotist will observe how you walk/run with and without your shoes, they will also take a series of measurements such as foot size and width. The orthotist may use ubersense video recorded technology to assess your gait or running on treadmill. They may also take a plaster cast or impression (using a foam impression box) of your foot to ensure the full shape of your foot is captured. Using all of the information gathered your orthotist can then design the right insole for your sporting needs.

How do I arrange an assessment for an insole for sports?

To get in touch or arrange an appointment, you can call us at 0330 088 3949 or email

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