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Orthotic inserts that fit in converse?

(8 Posts)
Eminybob Thu 23-Mar-17 16:49:42

I have a pair of orthotics for plantar fasciitis which work great in boots etc but as my converse are so narrow and flat, they don't fit, once they are in I can't get my foot in, the heel is hanging out at the back.

Probably a long shot but has anyone found a pair that fit converse? I've been wearing mine all day and my foot is killing me.


AHintOfStyle Thu 23-Mar-17 16:53:52

I'm no help, just marking my place as I have the same question!

IwillrunIwillfly Thu 23-Mar-17 16:58:12

Low rise converse are never going to be great with ortbotics because theyre so low and flat inside. Would you wear the converse hi tops/boots? I used to work in a kids shoe shop and they were quite good with orthotics because you have the height to stop your foot slipping out and can pull/loosen the laces to get them comfy.

Eminybob Thu 23-Mar-17 17:02:15

I think you're right, but just trying to make it work with the shoes I already have. I only seemed to develop this problem over the winter so didn't need the orthotics when I bought the converse last year.

IwillrunIwillfly Thu 23-Mar-17 17:10:49

I had planter fasciitis a couple of years ago, so you have my sympathies! I ended up living in boots with a thick sole to give extra shock absorbtion. I got a sock thing in boots that put pressure on the sides of my heel that i wore at night and seemed to help a bit but dont k ow if that was just in my head! If it makes you feel better, my feet are totally pain free now again.

Eminybob Thu 23-Mar-17 17:45:04

Thanks. It is so painful.
Really going to struggle in the summer as I usually live in flat sandals and ballet pumps sad

PhoenixJasmine Thu 23-Mar-17 17:51:55

I have a few pairs of "supple arches" and they work ok in my vans, so similar? My podiatrist invented them, I think you can buy them online.

Eminybob Thu 23-Mar-17 18:35:08

Thanks, I'll check them out!

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