Shock absorbing insoles, gel insoles and reflexology insoles are excellent for the prevention and treatment of sports injuries such as shin splints, runner's knee, jumper's knee, ilio tibial band friction syndrome, medial tibial stress syndrome, tibial stress fractures and bone stress reactions, as well as osteoarthritis of the hip joint and knee joint.
There are shock absorbing insoles from leading brands such as Spenco, Footmedics, Noene and Sorbothane.
Spenco produce a range of replacement sports and running insoles and orthotic arch supports that can effectively treat flat feet, fallen arches and excessive pronation of the foot. Sorbothane is a trusted brand that provide a range of shock absorbing insoles that are particularly popular with runners. Noene have developed a technologically advanced, ultra thin, vibro-absorbent polymer that provides maximum shock dissipation with minimum thickness. This means Noene insoles can be worn in footwear and absorb shock without compromising comfort or the fit of the shoe. Footmedics produce a range of footcare products, including high quality silicone gel insoles and reflex gel reflexology insoles.