How to find your arch type

Find Your Arch Height to Find the Best Shoe Inserts

Knowing what your arch type (or height) is will be critical for finding the right insole for you. Whether you have high arches, low arches, neutral arches, or flat feet, you need to be sure of your arch type so that you know where to begin your search for the right insole.

Arch Support Insoles for Athletes, Workers, and Everyday Use Can Relieve Pain

There are quite a few factors that go into determining the right insole for you, including your arch height and the type of shoes you’ll have on when wearing the insoles. Some people search for a product to serve a specific purchase, such as inserts for plantar fasciitis prevention or new insoles for running shoes. Dress shoe inserts are great for that close-fitting footwear that might not be super comfortable otherwise, especially for those who are on their feet a lot during the workday. Athletes can certainly benefit from the shock absorption and ankle stability from insoles for running shoes, golf shoes, hiking shoes, or any other footwear, especially if their sport is high impact. Teachers, doctors and nurses, construction workers, and other workers who are on their feet all day often find help with insoles for work boots or shoes. Others just want something for their everyday footwear to keep their feet stable and balanced. Ultimately, though, arch height is the first place to start for finding the best arch support insole for you.

Finding Your Arch Type is Easy

Sof Sole, the makers of some of the best shoe inserts available on the market today, has made a free video showing you how you can figure out your arch height at home. It’s a simple process that shouldn’t take more than about 5 minutes from start to finish, using materials you are likely to have at home. Take a look at this quick video and try it out for yourself. It can be especially enlightening if you have never had the chance to have your foot scanned before. Think you know what your arch type is? Give this test a shot and see what you find out!


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