Orthotic insoles benefit many different types of people these days. While the majority of men and women who use shoe inserts are athletes, this isn't always the case. If you spend large amounts of time on your feet everyday, you probably know what it's like to have sore feet. Orthotic insoles can solve with this problem. They can even help with other types of aches and pains found in the back and knees. The problem many people face when looking for the right insole, though, is that there is just too many to choose from! In this article, we'll look at one of the most popular and reputable brands out there - Spenco. They basically have 5 different types of insoles and we'll cover them all here.

We're going to start with some of Spenco's newest products. They're called the Spenco Rx Insoles and are basically for people suffering from fairly severe foot health problems. The most popular shoe insert in this line is the Diabetic Support Food Bed. It's made out of a wonderful foam material called PlastaZote which provides the patient with great support and comfort. The real cool thing about this Spenco insole is the fact that it can be molded by a doctor to provide a perfect fit. Other types of Rx insoles include the Arthritis Foot Cradle and the Orthotic Arch supports. The latter are available in both 3/4 and full lengths. They sit nicely inside athletic and casual shoes. There is a separate model available for dress shoes. You'll also find a Heel Support under the Spenco Rx heading. If you suffer from plantar fasciitis but don't want to buy a new shoe, check these out. They have a great shock absorbing action in them.

A lot of people really like Spenco Gel Insoles. If you think about, gel is really a great material for supporting feet. It's soft enough to be comfortable yet firm enough to provide support. You get the best of both worlds! Spenco has a number of different gel shoe inserts available. The most popular one is simply known as the Full Length. This insole supports the entire foot - from the heel to the ball underneath your toes. Even the medial arch is taken care of if you decide to go with this product. The Full Length also comes standard with a microbial top cloth that does a great job killing funky foot odors. Bonus! Other gel supports you'll find in Spenco's product line include a heel cup, an arch cushion and a "ball of foot" cushion. These are great if you know where the problem lies. There's no sense in getting a full length insoles if it's just your heel that needs help.

The Spenco Polysorb insoles are extremely popular. These are basically for people that don't suffer from any real serious foot problems. If you're just looking for a way to improve your posture and align your body, look no further than these inserts. They're conveniently broken up into the types of athletes that may use them as well. They have a walker, a runner, a cross trainer, a hiker and a backpacker. Another product that Spenco has recently added to the Polysorb line is the Heavy Duty. This is designed for people who spend a lot of time walking or standing on concrete. Check out a few Internet reviews and you'll see that these insoles are very popular with postmen, paper boys and even factory workers.

The last two lines in the Spenco product group are fairly specific. They have the "Spenco For Her" insoles and the "Kids" insoles. These items are basically a reflection of the fact that men, women and children all have different body and feet types. Because insoles do so much more than just provide comfort, it's important that the shoe insert is specifically designed for different body configurations.

All in all, Spenco makes great insoles. Their product lines are a bit tough to navigate but once you figure out what you need, you'll never look back.