BioPods® Shoe Guide
How to make footwear choices that are good for your health.
Things to avoid
Built-in Arch Supports
Shoes that have unremovable built-in arch supports are not compatible with Stimsoles®.
Firm Heel Ridges
Shoes with from heel ridges at the front of the heel can cause bruising of the cuboid bone and surrounding area when using Stimsoles®.
Stimsoles® should not be used in shoes with this feature.
High heeled shoes should be avoided because they cause unhealthy foot and leg mechanics.
Shoes with heels higher than 1.5″ or 4 cm are not compatible with Stimsoles® use.
Concave Forefoot Supporting Surface
Shoes with concave supporting surfaces under the forefoot should be avoided at all times, whether using Stimsoles® or not. This feature causes the poor foot mechanics that can result in Morton’s Neuroma, metatarsalgia, and other foot-related problems.
The poor foot mechanics created by this feature cannot be overcome with Stimsoles® use.