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Which Sorbothane Insoles Are Right for Me?

14 April 2023

Sorbothane are an industry giant when it comes to the design and manufacture of orthotics and shoe insoles. Founded over 35 years ago, they manufacture a range designed to treat ailments and conditions, maximise performance and reduce day-to-day discomfort.

But with so many options, how do you find out Which Sorbothane Insoles Are Right for Me? We've put this simple guide together to make sure you get the right option for you, your application and your feet.

What Does This Guide Cover?

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Who Are Sorbothane?

Sorbothane Insoles are used by amateurs, athletes, professionals and workers worldwide! Originally all about impact and shock absorption, the Sorbothane range has expanded to tackle specific ailments and conditions whilst also boosting athletic performance and endurance. 


Sorbothane Double Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Double Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Double Strike Insoles

  • Targeted Sorbothane protection with moulded heel cups and arch support
  • Ideal for any activity where the forefoot and heel are subjected to impact
  • Suitable for all sports, hiking, walking, leisure activities and everyday use
  • In-built arch support prevents and alleviates arch pain and fallen arches
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£17.93
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What We Love...

  • One of the thickest insoles on the market
  • Unrivalled cushioning and padding at the heel
  • Absorbs more shock and impact than any other insole

The Editor's Verdict: If you're in the market for insoles that provide unrivalled levels of cushioning, you're in the right place. There's really nothing else like Double Strike Insoles out there. Their 25mm thick heels are filled with Sorbothane gel padding that mitigates impact, shock and stress on the entire body. 


Sorbothane Pro Total Control Insoles

Sorbothane Sorbo Pro Total Control Insoles

Sorbothane Sorbo Pro Total Control Insoles

  • The professional's choice of insole for preventing foot and leg discomfort
  • Ensures that feet are correctly supported, aligned and cushioned
  • Combines mild arch support with unrivalled shock impact protection
  • Features a heel cup and stabilising arch which together cradle the foot
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£22.49
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What We Love...

  • The professionals choice for promoting correct instep alignment
  • Thick heel reduces prevalence of shock and impact
  • Multiple shock reduction zones maximise control when playing sport

The Editor's Verdict: Total Control Insoles do exactly what they say on the tin. Their deployment of multiple gel "zones" across the entire foot allow you to land, pivot and change direction on a dime. Great in terms of cushioning, they deploy the same unique and patented Sorbothane gel formula you'll find in the bulkier, more heavyweight options. 


Sorbothane Shock Stopper Full Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Full Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Full Strike Insoles

  • Ideal for activities where the whole foot is subject to impact
  • Suitable for high impact sports such as running, aerobics, tennis and more
  • Ideal for football and rugby boots
  • Contains antibacterial top sheet and moisture wicking technology
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£16.99
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What We Love...

  • Comprehensive absorption across the entire foot
  • Great for high-impact sports like running, tennis and badminton
  • "Studded" underside ensures insoles don't slip or slide inside your shoes

The Editor's Verdict: In terms of flexibility, there's no better option than Full Strike Insoles. Versatile and multifunctional, Full Strikes are specifically designed for activities where the entire foot experiences stress, strain and impact. Regularly recommended by professionals, they're a great compromise between bulk and modesty. 


Sorbothane Shock Stopper Single Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Single Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Single Strike Insoles

  • Helps to prevent and alleviate heel pain
  • Ideal for tennis, golf, football and running
  • Features a moulded heel cup and integral arch support
  • Protects heel from impact shock
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£15.24
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What We Love...

  • Thinner, more flexible design
  • Moulded heel cup helps mitigate impact and shock
  • Versatile design fits great inside any style of shoe

The Editor's Verdict: Single Strike Insoles are perfect if you're a runner. Having used them in-house, we can attest to their durability and resilience when putting in the hard miles. They're lightweight and make a great foot bed replacement inside any style of running shoe. 


Sorbothane Cush 'N' Step Insoles

Sorbothane Cush N Step Insoles

Sorbothane Cush N Step Insoles

  • Uses nano silver antibacterial technology
  • Provides effective support and comfort
  • Effective with every stride you take
  • Suitable for a wide range of shoes
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£7.77
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What We Love...

  • The most affordable option in the Sorbothane range
  • Perfect for a new pair of trainers right out the box
  • Gel heel cushioning mirrors the traditional Sorbothane style

The Editor's Verdict: Don't let the affordability fool you. Cush 'N' Step Insoles use the exact same gel heel system that the Double Strikes do. They're thinner and more refined in their overall cushioning, making them a great option for throwing into trainers and casual shoes. 


Sorbothane Shock Stopper Heel Pads

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Heel Pads

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Heel Pads

  • Provides pure shock absorption at the heel
  • Ideal for light sport and everyday use
  • Easy to fit in all types of footwear
  • Provides firm support and comfort
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£7.53
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What We Love...

  • Essential if you heel strike or are very flat footed
  • Viscoelastic compound absorbs shock and impact
  • Recently redesigned to maximise density and compactness

The Editor's Verdict: If you're in the market for heel cups or pads, there's no better option. Sorbothane have recently redesigned these to make them more compact and more dense, giving you a slimline, inobtrusive fit and feel that guards the entire heel against shock and impact.


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