You studied and upgraded yourself your whole life to be the person that saves dozens of lives on a weekly basis. You spend most of your energy reducing pain and improving the quality of life for your patients and their owners; but what about your own needs and alleviating your own discomfort? Your feet need to feel good too, that’s why we compiled a list of the best veterinary orthopedic insoles.
We are all aware how the legs start trembling after just a couple of hours of hard veterinary work. Improving your own quality of life takes time and adaptation and we offer some ideas on how to pursue a more comfortable career, taking step by step. These small yet significant steps will definitely require a few pairs of veterinary orthopedic insoles. The products we are about to present are widely used and their pros and cons will be stated.
These ultra-thin and low-profile orthotic shoe insoles offer maximum comfort during rigid movement. They are made out of polypropylene and require no trimming because of their easy adaptation in every particular shoe.
Dry out quickly in case of sweaty feet
Good and solid arch support
Do not wear out fast
The material is too rigid
It takes time until your feet get used to it
Powerestep Orthotic Shoe Insoles price ranges between $17.00 to $34.95 and you get a high-quality pair with dual-layer cushioning.
These shoe insoles made out of polyester with 100 % antimicrobial properties that offer firmer and more rigid arch support are developed for women professionals. You can find them in maroon or black color versions.
Rigid arch support
Great for solid ground and terrains
Wear out rather fast
The foot needs time to adapt to the rigid arch
With 5 x 5 x 0.7 inches (12.7 x 12.7 x 1.8 cm) the product weighs about 4.5 ounces (128 g) and can be yours for about $13 to $49 per pair.
Synthetically made shoe insoles, easily adaptable to different shoes because of their decreased length. The arch support is semi-rigid the fabric has anti-microbial properties.
Thin and can fit over existing shoe insoles
Comfortable and easily adaptable arch-support
Wear out fast
3/4 of the regular length of casual shoe insoles, thinner and slip-on feature. You can choose between 7 sizes and the product can be yours for a price ranging between $17 and $35.
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These shoe insoles for men and women contain Glycerin gel which supports the poor circulation in the feet and offers a massaging effect.
The glycerin gel is approved by the FDA
Massaging effect at all times
Great for flat feet
Some issues with the gel leaking out the insoles
The product can be purchased in different sizes for men and women, weighs 5.6 ounces (159 g) and can be bought for $28.
Shoe insoles made out of memory foam and soft material with carbon fibers that eliminate unpleasant odors and design that reduces sweating inside the shoe.
Made out of environmentally friendly material
Keeps the shoes odorless
Custom fit cutout line
Nubby texture at the front part
Can be slightly uncomfortable for some
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