Rigid Orthotic Arch Supports: Shoe Insoles for Solid Foot Support

All of our feet are different and our preferences of feel separate; however, we find a majority of our orthotic insole customers prefer a rigid orthotic arch support that locks the foot arch in place and positions the foot in a completely balanced position to help absorb weight and shock evenly throughout the foot.

Proper balance and support assists not only with one’s foot -but ankles, knees, hips and lower back too.  A rigid insole is known as functional orthotic that provides the maximum support in over-coming abnormal motion and positioning of one’s foot, ankles, knees, and hips during one’s movement, stride, and gait. Often a customer thinks of a rigid as a hard plastic insole; however, today’s modern styles include foam, leather, cotton terry, memory foam, and silk top coat covers.

We carry the largest supply of orthotic arch supports found anywhere ranging from low arched to high arched foot orthotics and from hybrid cushioned orthotics to very stiff and rigid orthotic arch supports.

Most whom never worn an orthotic arch support prefer an orthotic with a bit of a flexible arch support and/or additional cushioning (semi-rigid orthotic).

Our recommended rigid orthotic arch supports are:

Rigid Full Length Orthotic Arch Supports:

  • Orthaheel Active Orthotic Insoles (low to high arches with low profile for tighter fitting shoes)
  • Powerstep Pinnacle Maxx Orthotics (low to high arches built for extra duty support and ideal for those over 200+lbs)
  • Spenco Total Support Max Insoles (very stiff, high arch orthotic) A low volume orthotic for tighter fitting athletic & casual shoe and boots
  • Superfeet Green Premium Insoles (neutral to high arched orthotics -very stiff) Available in a Wide Superfeet Green Insole too
  • Sof Sole FIT Insoles (in a low, neutral, and high arched orthotic -very stiff)

    Rigid 3/4 Length Orthotic Arch Supports:

  • Birkenstock Blue Footbeds (low to neutral arched 3/4 rigid orthotic -very stiff) A silk toped covers the birkocork arch support for that birkenstock feel that is ideal for low to medium volume shoes
  • Birkenstock BirkoBalance Insoles (neutral to high arched 3/4 rigid orthotic -very stiff) Natural leather top coat over the birkocork arch support for low to med volumed shoes.
  • PowerStep Slim-Tech 3/4 Orthotic (neutral to high arched orthotic -stiff some flex)
  • New Balance Low Profile w/Met Pad 3/4 Length Insoles 2720 ( low to neutral arches for a slim design and a built in metatarsal pad for extra forefoot cushion and support)

    There are also specialty orthotic arch supports like the Superfeet Yellow Premium Insoles for cleated shoes, Ice Skates, and even Heeled Western boots or the Superfeet merinoGreywoolyWHITE Premium insoles with a merino wool top-coat.  For those needing a stiff orthotic but as much cushioning as possible, The Superfeet Black DMP Insoles are an ideal sensitive feet with an extra cushioned top coat over the rigid orthotic.

    Of course if you have questions or do not see what you want —you can contact one of our Foot-Care Specialists at The Insole Store.com too!

    Rigid Orthotic Arch Supports aid in preventing and treating:

  • Flat Feet
  • Collapsed Arches
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Bunions
  • Shin Splints
  • Over-pronation
  • Supination
  • Contact one of our Foot-Care Specialists at The Insole Store.com to for help in finding any hard orthotic arch supports! Whether your flat footed, high arched, or seeking foot pain relief, check out the Best our Selection of Rigid Orthotic Arch Supports Today!

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