Popular Q&A: Insoles

Can Removing Shoe Liners Be Helpful?

Posted By Robyn Hughes, ND

Can removing shoe liners be helpful?

Most modern footwear comes with a removable liner or insole that sits in the bed of the shoe. Many people try on shoes and wear them for most of their lives without considering how the liner affects the overall fit and function of the shoe. It’s worth asking: If the liner was never meant to be removed, wouldn’t it... Read more

What Is the Shoe Liner Test? How Do I Interpret It?

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

What is the shoe liner test? How do I interpret it?

The Shoe Liner Test is an important measure of how foot-healthy a shoe is and whether or not the shoe will accommodate natural toe splay (ideally enabled by Correct Toes). One of the most common questions we receive pertaining to the Shoe Liner Test is the following: “My toes spill over the shoe's liner... Read more

Will My Feet Hurt if I Don’t Use a Shoe Liner or Insole?

Posted By Robyn Hughes, ND

Will my feet hurt if I don’t use a shoe liner or insole?

Most people never consider removing their shoe liner or insole, assuming that it’s a necessary inclusion in footwear, but we’ve found this to be an excellent way to enhance the fit and feel of almost any shoe. Removing the liner provides additional space to allow your toes to spread out naturally and—with... Read more