Five Insoles for Ball of Foot Pain

If you’re suffering from ball of foot pain, you understand just how miserable it feels. Every step is a stabbing sensation and you find yourself doing anything to avoid walking, even if it means skipping a day of work.

The good news is that you can have relief for ball of foot pain once you get the foundations of your feet set straight. By supporting the natural metatarsal arch of the foot, you can relieve the pressure off the nerves that are in the ball of your foot and that are causing all of the pain. The support of this area of your foot occurs naturally if you’re using well-made, ergonomically-designed and American Podiatric Medical Association approved orthotics. However, not all orthotics have yet been through the process of testing by this credible organization but you can still find great orthotics that prevent ball of foot pain without their approval.

Some ball of foot pain pads also will provide extra lift to stop the pain entirely and prevent compressing of the nerves. These are separate pads that are added to your shoes. There are different manufactures that make them. One name brand that make these is Pedag insoles.

Here’s a list of some of the best choices on the market right now for ball of foot pain insoles:

1. 10 Seconds 3030 Pressure Relief Insoles with Metatarsal Support

These 10 Seconds insoles are built with a plastazote top cover that gives more structure to the Orthotic. In fact, there is so much support in these insoles that even people with diabetics arthritis often wear them. They’re trim to fit and cushioned ¼ inch thick at the ball of the foot.

2. Pedag Viva Orthotic Arch Support Insoles

While you’re restoring the natural arches of your foot with this pair of German-made full-length insoles, you’re also giving it the chance to detoxify  with the all-natural, not man-made materials in it, such as leather and active carbon. These are American Podiatric Medical Association recommended.

3. Pedag Comfort Leather Insoles

These ¾ length leather insoles are made of natural materials such as vegetable-tanned leather and hypoallergenic latex. Even the adhesives are made with water-based adhesives instead of petroleum-based adhesives. These leather insoles help with ball of foot pain because of their metatarsal pad and can be used in both men’s and women’s shoes.

4. Powerstep Metatarsal Cushion Pads

Ball of foot pain could be a thing of the past with these Powerstep Metatarsal Cushion Pads. They redistribute the pressure placed on the balls of your feet by using a substance called poron, a type of microcellular polyurethane. These are small pads, not ¾ length or full length. You’ll receive a right and a left ball of pad cushion in the package with instructions on how to place them in your shoes. Don’t worry about incorrect placement; You can easily move it if the placement isn’t exactly correct.

5. Powerstep IPK Ball of Foot Cushions

These cushions for ball of foot pain are not the ¾-length or full-length insoles like some others. Nevertheless, they still work. You can feel the support with your foot immediately with the hollowed pressure relief area that allows these Intractable Plantar Keratoma cushions to float suspended.

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