If your podiatrist has fitted you with a pair of orthotics, it means you’re well on the way to a better-aligned and more comfortable step! However, a pair of orthotics are only part of the solution to misaligned feet; you also need suitable shoes that accommodate the orthotics and complement their support.
Whichever type of orthotics you have – whether it’s an off-the-shelf style or a customised soft or hard orthotic – it’s important to find the right shoes to pair with them. Suitable shoes typically should have a firm heel counter to keep your ankle supported, ideally a fixing process such as lace or velcro, a generous toe box and shoe depth (or removable innersole) to allow room for the orthotics to be added without your foot becoming cramped, and generally a heel that is not overly high.
Orthotic-friendly shoes for all occasions
Finding orthotic friendly shoes for each of life’s activities is important. After all, if you only wear your orthotics while wearing one particular pair of shoes – such as your sport shoes – then you’re probably not wearing them enough to receive their full benefit.
At Forbes Footwear, we have an extensive range of orthotic friendly shoes for men and women that are suited to everything from sport and work, to leisure and casual wear. Wearing comfortable, supportive shoes doesn’t have to come at a cost to aesthetics; from stylish, casual designs for weekend wear, through to boots, sandals and dress shoes that are suitable for dinner with friends or even a formal event, Forbes Footwear has an option to suit.
Find the perfect shoes
If you’re ready to find a pair of fashionable, well-fitting shoes to complement your orthotics and help ensure comfort with every step, look no further than Forbes Footwear. You can browse our range of women’s orthotic-friendly shoes here and men’s orthotic-friendly shoes here. Alternatively, visit our Hornsby, NSW store to view our full range and have our experienced staff assist you to find the perfect shoes.