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The Best Over The Counter Insoles Recommended By Podiatrists

Updated: Jul 4

Orthotics or shoe insoles can be an important part of maintaining foot health for many people. It is crucial to find the right pair of insoles or orthotics that will work for your foot type, the style of shoes you wear, and your activity level. Custom insoles can be pricey, and possibly due to this reason, someone might not want to spend the money on them. What is a person to do? Enter the world of over-the-counter or OTC insoles.

OTC insoles are mass-produced for common foot types or ailments. Your foot does not have to be cast or scanned for OTC insoles.

There are several quality brands and options for OTC insoles that foot doctors or Podiatrists stand by. The right pair of insoles will last you for years to come.

Powerstep is the #1 brand known to Podiatrists. They make excellent quality insoles for people of all activity levels and across many different foot types and common foot problems. They offer inserts even for those with flat feet, or a lower arch. Overall Powerstep is a great, trusted, and well respected insole company.

Superfeet is a popular brand carried in running stores all across the US. Superfeet also has many different styles of insoles as well. Superfeet has been featured in Runners World and Health Magazine.

Aetrex is a smaller, lesser-known insole and shoe company. But don't let this stop you from trying them out, the expertise is there! Aetrex has stellar products with a very wide range product range, and excellent customer service. They offer a 30-day wear test. Try their products for 30 days, if you do not like them you can return them without being charged for the product.

Looking for a foot doctor or podiatrist in the Phoenix area? My name is Dr. Tarr, and I am the owner of Direct Podiatry Arizona in Tempe. Interested in a free 15-minute consultation me? Click the link to book your appointment:

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