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My feet hurt

I am looking for good sneakers to wear while exercising. I have high arches, small (size 6 women's) wide feet, and all the shoes I've tried don't stop the pain when I do lunges, jumping jacks, or yoga poses where I stand on one foot. [more inside]
posted by k8lin on Jun 27, 2013 - 29 answers

Unhappy Feet needs specific walking shoe advice

With high arches and knees that, all of a sudden, are constantly hurting on the medial side of the joint, I've got to find a walking shoe to help extend the life of these parts. I walk on sidewalks mostly, in the neighborhood. I think a weekly MoTown Dance Party at the local joint is the reason for new knee problems, because I've never had them before all this dancing. I've had great difficulty finding a shoe made with high arches. Slipping in the "Dr. Scholls" type inserts doesn't do it (they slide around too much) and right now, I can't afford orthotics. My mom has feet that have all but fallen apart. She's had foot and knee surgery and hobbles around. I don't want to end up that disabled! Can anyone recommend a good shoe?
posted by sleeping beauty on Oct 19, 2010 - 15 answers

Fallen Arches in the Golden Years

Fallen Arches - BEST shoes for older women, even if they're the ugliest thing in the world? [more inside]
posted by 2003girl on Apr 18, 2010 - 18 answers

Good Mary-Jane style sneaker with arch support?

What's a good Mary-Jane style sneaker (for walking) with solid arch support? [more inside]
posted by ninotchka on May 24, 2009 - 10 answers

Orthotics and Tennis

Orthotics and tennis shoes? [more inside]
posted by charlesv on Jul 4, 2008 - 4 answers

How to find 'short' arch supports?

Where can I find arch supports for running shoes which *don't* extend back to the heel? [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on Aug 29, 2005 - 2 answers

Recommend basketball shoes for those with high arches.

Which basketball shoes are good for people with high arches? Information's easy to come by for running shoes, but I can't find anything for bball. I'd like to be able to put orthotics in them as well. (Yeah, I'm getting old.)
posted by callmejay on Nov 18, 2004 - 3 answers

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