If you have flat feet then you know that finding the right pair of shoes is a real struggle. It does not matter whether you have flexible or rigid arches. Flat feet can cause substantial pain and even affect our walking experiences.
But how do we know if we have flat feet and what should we do to make this a less painful experience?
A person with flat feet has no visible arch in the foot when they stand. All babies have flat feet at birth. Our arches develop by the time we are six years old. But some adults have arches that collapse. These may even worsen with age if not paid attention to. Some exercises may help in reducing the pain levels. And buying the right pair of shoes is a quick fix to your flat feet problem. Before you shop though, there are a variety of factors that need to be considered including your gait cycle, range of motion among others. Below are some types of footwear you might want to check out while shopping for your next pair:
#1 Cushioned shoes
These shoes are good for people with a high arch or rigid feet that tend to supinate where weight is more on the outside of each foot while walking.
#2 Stability shoes
These help people who tend to pronate where the weight is more on the inside of each foot while walking.
#3 Motion control shoes
These provide the most stability for people who have flat feet.
#4 Arch fit style shoes
Arch supports are becoming more important by the day. They provide stability and balance and make your walking or running experience more comfortable. The new Autumn - Winter ‘21 collection of Arch Fit by Skechers India covers a range of shoe categories, from casual to fitness. They feature podiatrist-certified arch support technology such that the latest system helps shoes to mould to your foot. This reduces shock and increase weight dispersion for all-day comfort. Every shoe from the collection is lightweight and features the podiatrist-designed shape developed with 20 years of data and 120,000 unweighted foot scans.
Select pairs also feature a variety of trademarked Skechers comfort technologies and design elements. These include from high-rebound Comfort Pillar Technology for added support in GOwalk Arch Fit styles to lightweight and responsive ULTRA GO cushioning in Max Cushioning Arch Fit sneakers.
Shop the latest ArchFit collection at Skechers.in and at your nearest Skechers outlet.
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