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.

1935–40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
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.
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