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Best Insoles for Wide Feet

Thursday, 29 November 2018  |  Admin

Wearing shoes that are too tight for your feet can lead to a number of issues, including bunions, bunionettes, knee, hip, and even lower back pain. But did you know that it's just as important to wear insoles of the correct width? We're here to help you determine the right size of your feet, and find the perfect insoles that will make wearing shoes even more comfortable.

Do I Have Wide Feet?

Before we dive deep into the wonderful world of wider shoe insoles, it's important to be sure that you even have wide feet. If you're already certain that you have wide feet, and have been buying special insoles and shoes your whole life, feel free to skip this short intro and jump straight to our list of recommendations. If, however, you're still not entirely certain whether your feet are wide, normal, or even narrow, this short guide should be able to answer those questions for you in no time.

How to Measure Foot Width?

It's not enough to simply measure your foot – you need to do it correctly. You can determine the correct width of your feet in three simple steps:

1. Tape two pieces of paper on the floor. Wearing a pair of your usual socks, stand on the paper, with your weight on the foot your are measuring. Then, using a pencil, draw the outer shape of your foot. Repeat with your other foot.

2. Measure at the widest portion of each foot with a ruler.

3. Write down both numbers, and consult the measurement charts we've prepared for you.

UK Women's Shoe Size and Width Chart

UK Shoe Size Narrow (mm) Medium (mm) Wide (mm) Extra Wide (mm)
Size 3 71mm 81mm 90mm 100mm
Size 3.5 73mm 83mm 92mm 101mm
Size 4 75mm 84mm 94mm 103mm
Size 4.5 76mm 86mm 95mm 105mm
Size 5 78mm 87mm 97mm 106mm
Size 5.5 80mm 89mm 99mm 108mm
Size 6 81mm 90mm 100mm 110mm
Size 6.5 83mm 92mm 101mm 111mm
Size 7 84mm 94mm 103mm 113mm
Size 7.5 86mm 95mm 105mm 114mm
Size 8 87mm 97mm 106mm 116mm
Size 8.5 89mm 99mm 108mm 118mm
Size 9 90mm 100mm 110mm 119mm
Size 9.5 92mm 101mm 111mm 121mm
Size 10 94mm 103mm 113mm 122mm

UK Men's Shoe Size and Width Chart

UK Shoe Size Narrow (mm) Medium (mm) Wide (mm) Extra Wide (mm)
Size 5.5 84mm 89mm 94mm 98mm
Size 6 86mm 90mm 95mm 100mm
Size 6.5 87mm 92mm 97mm 102mm
Size 7 89mm 94mm 98mm 103mm
Size 7.5 90mm 95mm 100mm 105mm
Size 8 92mm 97mm 102mm 106mm
Size 8.5 94mm 98mm 103mm 108mm
Size 9 95mm 100mm 105mm 110mm
Size 9.5 97mm 102mm 106mm 111mm
Size 10 98mm 103mm 108mm 113mm
Size 10.5 100mm 105mm 110mm 114mm
Size 11 102mm 106mm 111mm 116mm
Size 11.5 103mm 108mm 113mm 117mm
Size 12 105mm 110mm 114mm 119mm
Size 12.5 106mm 111mm 116mm 121mm
Size 13 108mm 113mm 117mm 122mm

Extra Tips and Tricks

With a few extra tips and tricks, you can be certain to get the correct measurements. If possible:

  • Measure your feet in the evening, as they expand slightly during the day. By getting their widest possible width, you can then pick shoes that will remain comfortable throughout the day.
  • Have a friend or family member draw the shape of your foot. Your measurement will be more accurate if you remain standing upright.
  • Use a pencil to draw your feet. A regular pencil is very precise, and you can avoid staining your socks with ink.

Superfeet Green Performance Insoles - Wide

Superfeet Green Performance Insoles - WideThe world's most popular insoles are now available with a wider fit. The Superfeet Green Performance Insoles combine technology, comfort and patented designs to deliver an unrivalled level of comfort and support for your feet.

Their patented heel cup encapsulated your heel for natural shock absorption and optimal support, while the contoured shape allows the foot to rest perfectly supported on the full-length foam insole. The wider design supports the whole foot and helps to align the body, maximising shoe comfort.


Pedag Leather Full Insoles

Pedag Leather Full InsolesMade with real leather and sheepskin, the Pedag Leather Full Insoles offer the ultimate comfort and well-being for your feet. The Active Carbon filter assists in preventing foot odour and helping to keep your feet feeling and smelling fresh.

These wide insoles are suitable for most shoe types, and provide all-day comfort. They're available in 13 sizes, which means virtually anyone can easily find their perfect fit.


Pedag Boots Full Insoles

Pedag Boots Full InsolesThe Pedag Boots Full Insoles are extra wide insoles, designed specially for wearing in boots. They are perfect for safety footwear as they are both durable and comfortable, made from shock and moisture absorbent jute felt, with an anti-slip underside that provides a firm grip.

Moreover, these hard-wearing boot insoles are made with an Active Carbon filter, which reduces foot odour. Available in 13 sizes, the Boots Full Insoles are designed to easily fit most feet.


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Superfeet Green Performance Insoles - Wide

Superfeet Green Performance Insoles - Wide

  • The world's most popular shoe insole, now with wider fit
  • Heel cup technology contours to the foot for total support
  • Crafted from Shock absorbing foam for complete comfort
  • Ideal for any wide-fitting shoe
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Pedag Leather Full Insoles

Pedag Leather Full Insoles

  • Leather insole for ultimate comfort
  • Freshness booster to prevent bad odours
  • Made with Active Carbon
  • Genuine leather & sheepskin for lasting quality
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Pedag Boots Full Insoles

Pedag Boots Full Insoles

  • Extra wide insoles for boots
  • Shock & moisture absorbent felt
  • Active Carbon to reduce odour
  • Anti-slip underside
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