Flat Feet

Best Shoes for Flat Feet

Enhanced cushioning and arch support that helps realign your arch to a more neutral position.
Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is a prevalent foot condition related to various foot conditions like plantar fasciitis, making early care essential. Let's dive into this common condition and work towards optimizing our foot health.

What Are Flat Feet?

Flat feet occur when the arches along the inside of your feet are flattened, causing your entire foot to make contact with the ground when you stand. This lack of arch support can lead to various issues, including discomfort and pain.

Most common causes and risks and factors

Flat feet can develop for various reasons. While some individuals may inherit this condition due to their family history, other factors can also contribute to its development. Injuries, such as those affecting the tendons or ligaments supporting the arch, can weaken the arch structure over time. Additionally, conditions like arthritis can lead to changes in joint alignment, potentially causing the arches to flatten.

Obesity can further strain the feet, as excess body weight places increased pressure on the arches and supporting structures. As we age, the natural wear and tear on our feet can also play a role in the development of flat feet.

Moreover, prolonged standing or wearing improper footwear can significantly elevate the risk. When you spend extended periods on your feet without proper support, the muscles and tendons in your feet can become fatigued, potentially causing temporary flattening of the arches. Over time, this strain, combined with inadequate footwear support, may weaken the arch-supporting structures and contribute to the gradual development or worsening of flat feet. Therefore, it's essential to be mindful of these factors and take steps to support your foot health.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Symptoms of flat feet can range from mild discomfort to severe pain, particularly in the arches and heels. You may also experience swelling or an inward turning of the ankle. A healthcare provider can diagnose flat feet through a physical examination, and in some cases, imaging tests.


Treatment options for flat feet depend on the severity of symptoms. Custom orthotics or arch-supporting insoles are often recommended to provide better foot alignment. Physical therapy may help strengthen the muscles and alleviate pain. In some cases, surgical procedures can correct severe deformities.

Exercises and Stretches

Certain exercises and stretches can improve the strength and flexibility of your feet. Try toe raises, calf stretches, and towel curls to target the relevant muscles. Consult with a physical therapist for a personalized exercise plan.


While you can't change your genetics, you can take steps to prevent or alleviate flat feet-related discomfort. Maintain a healthy weight, choose supportive footwear with arch support, and consider custom orthotics. Additionally, regular foot exercises and stretches can help prevent the condition from worsening.

Anatomy of a Flat Feet Shoe

A shoe designed for flat feet is carefully crafted to address the specific needs of individuals with this condition. Here's how these shoes can be beneficial:

Arch Support and Customization

Arch Support & Heel Cushioning
Shoes for flat feet provide essential arch support, helping to restore the arch to a more neutral position, reducing strain and preventing overpronation. This support also enhances overall foot stability. Many of these shoes feature removable insoles, allowing for customization with custom orthotics if needed. This ensures both standardized arch support and a personalized fit.

Cushioning and Shock Absorption

Arch Support & Heel Cushioning
These shoes offer extra cushioning, particularly in the heel and forefoot areas. This added cushioning helps distribute weight evenly across the foot and provides effective shock absorption, reducing discomfort and fatigue.

Proper Fit

Arch Support & Heel Cushioning
The most critical aspect is ensuring that the shoes are properly fitted. Professional measurement helps find the right size and width, ensuring that the arch support, cushioning, and stability features align correctly with the individual's unique foot shape.

Why Fitville?

● Comfort+™ Technology

FitVille Comfort+™ technology puts comfort in motion. This advance technology follows the contour of your feet to enhance your movement. With Comfort+™, EVA materials transform into our dual density solid soles.The state change from just EVA material into a dual density sole is like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly. It’s not only magic, but also scientifically proven. Our extra cushioning shoes delivers a greater extent of comfort-in-motion.

Comfort+™ Technology
PropelCore™ Technology
● PropelCore™ Technology

FitVille’s PropelCore™ technology turns selected materials into a ergonomic design. Our patented PropelCore™ technology is a dynamic totality of the five core components: dual density sole, anti-skid rubber, heel ring, removable insoles, shock absorbing pad. PropelCore™ is our secret weapon in creating the most supportive shoes. Your footwear experience empowered by PropelCore™ would be surprisingly steady.

● ErgoFit™ Technology

Empowered by ErgoFit™ technology, FitVille shoes are of ergonomic designs that give you the amazing footwear experience. Springy cushioning minimizes impact and maximizes stability. You’ll feel no pain when you move in FitVille shoes. Anatomical arch support makes your ankles more stable, keeps your feet in the proper position and shape to be fully functional. The wide toe box allows your feet to move comfortably. We are proud to serve you the well-crafted healing shoes supported by ErgoFit ™ technology.

ErgoFit™ Technology