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arch support

a rigid support placed inside a shoe so that its molded form fits the arch of the foot and relieves strain on the muscles of the foot while walking, standing, etc.
Origin of arch support
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They provide optimum and all-important back and arch support.
  • Generally, these shoes have average cushioning and little to no arch support.
  • Wear comfortable, properly fitting shoes, with good arch support and cushioning.
  • There is no arch support at all, and they do not prevent pronation.
  • One has plantar fasciitis because of his high arch so he needs arch support.
  • Most of their shoes and sandals offer excellent foot and arch support.
  • Make sure you're wearing a comfortable shoe with a good arch support and elevate your feet at night.
  • Our shoes are great for air travel, exploration, and walking with arch support and cushioned midsoles.
  • Straps are easy to adjust and the arch support is excellent for long hikes.
  • The lightweight nylon diffusion shanks provide excellent arch support and stability, which are essential during any job.

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