I haven’t been blessed with good balance and often find myself clumsily stumbling over literally nothing and hurting myself and a couple of years ago, I did just that. (I’m sure if you ask my sister, she will happily tell you this story with a tear of laughter rolling down her cheek) I was walking through a car park when I tried to get onto the curb but my foot slipped, I fell and subsequently ending up tearing a few of the ligaments in my foot which still causes me a bit of trouble to this day. I find that if I sit cross legged for more than 5 minutes it starts to get tender and if I drive for too long it gets really sore.
A few weeks ago I attended an event hosted by the South East Bloggers Club where I met the lovely people from OrthoSole, the customisable insole which has ‘multiple support options for your optimal comfort, fit, and performance.’ The insoles themselves come in various sizes and are accompanied with a bag of cushions with different levels of support ranging from ‘light, medium and firm’ which you can change depending on the level of support that you need. The cushions attach to the insoles by velcro so they can easily and quickly be changed depending on your requirement.
OrthoSole insoles can aid many health issues including:
– Knee Pain
– Back Pain
– Foot Pain
– Ankle Pain
– Heel Pain
– Arch Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
– Hip Pain
– Shin Splints
After kindly being gifted a set of the ‘Thin Style’ insoles at the event, I have been testing them out to make sure I got as much feedback as possible. I have been wearing them in my converse and trainers and I have definitely noticed a difference. My posture seems to have improved and my foot doesn’t seem to get as sore as quickly, which is the most amazing feeling. I love that I can change the level of support especially when I know I will be wearing the insoles for the whole day as the firm cushions can become a bit too much, so I usually swap them to a light cushion so it’s not so intense but I can still be sure I am getting some benefits.
I love OrthoSole and honestly wonder why it took me so long to give something like this a go. Thank you OrthoSole for gifting me with a pair of insoles, I love them!