Silicone shoe pads: rubbing liners

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Modern people spend a considerable part of the day on their feet. Such a rhythm of life inevitably leads to rapid fatigue of the legs, as well as the appearance of corns and corns. To ensure the necessary level of comfort during movements, you need not only high-quality shoes, but also silicone pads – they can protect your feet from discomfort.

What are silicone pads used for?

It should be said that silicone is a stable, resilient and flexible material that is easy to model. In this regard, shoe pads are often made from its medical variety. Depending on the type, form, silicone gaskets are designed for:

  • shock absorption from walking;
  • prevent the development or correction of flat feet (longitudinal, transverse);
  • adjusting the rise of the foot;
  • providing comfort during long walks or jogging;
  • maintaining the correct position of the foot;
  • reduce the load on the legs;
  • prevent the appearance of scuffs, corns, calluses;
  • good fixation of the foot in shoes, shoes;
  • providing an unloading effect during the rehabilitation period after injuries;
  • reducing shoe size if necessary;
  • prevent shoe soles from being trapped in the heel zone;
  • protection (local) of the problem area in the presence of a blister from rubbing;
  • protect cracked heels and prevent dryness;
  • providing quick healing of the skin, reducing pain during walking;
  • thumb bone growth warnings.

Silicone back for shoes

Often there are models with antibacterial properties.

Thanks to the transparency of the material, the liners are almost invisible – due to this, they can be used in open sandals and sandals. Such devices are a necessity for people with foot defects, spinal diseases and other problems..

Types and forms

The choice of silicone linings today is extensive. Their form depends on what problem they should solve. Manufacturers offer a choice of the following types of linings:

  • Silicone heel pad. They reduce pain syndromes, discomfort when walking, provide stable fixation and protection of the foot. They are similar in shape to a regular silicone insole with a cutting top. They can be flat or have additional edges along the rear edge. The thickness is 3-12 mm. There are models for closed or open shoes.
  • Padded insoles. They are comfortable, practical, do not cause allergic reactions to the skin. Such silicone pads soften the base of the shoe, reduce pain during walking, reduce the load on the forefoot. Additionally, they can prevent the appearance of corns and corns, prevent slipping of the foot on the sole. They are everyday, anti-slip, massage with a corrugated top, with seals in the toe or heel, etc..
  • To reduce shoe size. Such silicone arch supports are convenient for those who often face the problem of choosing the right shoe size. For closed, classic shoes and boots, pads with an adhesive base under the front, rear of the foot are used. To reduce the size by 1 value, insoles under the heel are used. To reduce shoes by 1 value or more, there are thick silicone insoles under the toe.
  • Stickers on the backdrop. Used to prevent corns on the heels. This type of heel protector will securely fix the foot and support the heel on the sides, reducing skin friction with shoes or boots. There are products with aromatic and antibacterial impregnation, which eliminate the unpleasant odor, prevent the appearance of fungal diseases.
  • Silicone wedge. Excellent preventative device against flat feet. Suitable for easier walking for people who suffer from this disease. A wedge is made for a specific part of the shoe. There are interdigital products, universal, under the arch of the foot. This type of lining can be used both in open and closed shoes. Small or large wedges are used depending on the distance to be smoothed..
  • Interdigital septum. Multifunctional products that can reduce pressure between the fingers. They are used when wearing tight shoes, preventing bending or correcting toes, and reducing friction between them. Such pads are even suitable for the treatment of combined or transverse flat feet. They are round, flat: the first are located between the first and second, and the second – between the remaining fingers.
  • Liner under the lift for shoes with heels. A good option for girls who want to ease the load on the spine, feet. Such silicone shoe pads differ in small size and thickness, occupy a minimum of space in the shoes. They are made soft, pleasant to the touch. Their main tasks are depreciation of the heads of all fingers, quick relief of the legs with fatigue.

Silicone callus protectors

Terms of use

It is important to properly store and care for silicone devices so that they last as long as possible.

Please note that silicone does not tolerate direct sunlight, extreme heat and cold, so at low or high temperatures it is better to choose ordinary strips. Useful recommendations:

  • It is recommended to use a heel pad at night after washing your feet, applying a moisturizer or a therapeutic agent with anti-inflammatory effect. They are recommended to be washed in soapy water and dried naturally. The clutch can be worn both in closed and open shoes..
  • Before using insoles, wipe the shoes with a damp cloth and dry them well, as on a damp, dusty surface they will not stick. If the pad is located inside the shoes or boots correctly, then it will not cause discomfort during movements.
  • When using the interdigital divider, treat such an overlay with talcum powder, and then install it in the interdigital base of the foot – the narrow side should face the base of the fingers. Do not use silicone toe pads if there are open wounds on the fingers..
  • Silicone pads from corns are attached to the shoe so that when putting it on, the corns is in the middle of the insole. So you save the dead skin area from pressure, friction.
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