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Golf Alignment and balance starts with your feet

2017-06-08

Did you know?

The cause of pain from your back to your lower limbs often stems from your feet. Multiple studies indicate over 70% of people would benefit from an insole protecting, supporting or controlling their feet when walking or running.

Golfers tend to be of an older average age than those participating in most other sports and therefore are more likely to suffer from foot, knee, hip or back pain. Enertor insoles have been designed to both prevent and aid recovery from these types of injury and are proven to heal plantar fasciitis in over 75% of sufferers.

Playing 18 holes of golf takes around 4+ hours for a foursome of average players. That’s a long time to be on your feet under any circumstances so it makes sense to ensure your footwear is offering you ultimate comfort, stability, alignment and balance.

How

Enertor insoles are the only insoles with global rights to use D3O technology. D3O is a smart material that cushions the foot when moved slowly but locks together on impact to absorb and disperse energy, before instantly returning to its flexible state. Enertor insoles actually reduce shock impact by 44%.

On the underside of the insole the 1st met has been cut away to increase the likelihood of a good golf swing and to counteract that the 5th met has been cut away to improve overall foot balance. On the top of the insole there are flanges to improve the direction of the foot and foot stability and a dome in the middle of the insole to reduce unwanted pressure on the forefoot.

Enertor Golf insoles improve posture, which reduces pressure on the lower part of the spine, and improve lower limb alignment and function. They help absorb shock at foot contact and with repeated use will strengthen your ankles and reduce soft tissue knee irritations. They improve rear foot alignment and limit Achilles torsion. The natural heel lift within the insole reduces tension placed on the Achilles and Patella tendons and redistributes pressure away from the tendons whilst reducing repeated irritation through shock absorption.

With regular use Enertor insoles will help to reduce pain and your chances of suffering lower limb injuries. A major study by the Armed Forces proved that our custom made insoles reduce injury by 66% and another independent study found that 91% of wearers of Enertor insoles noticed an improvement in pain relief with 83% of wearers saying they would recommend them to a friend.

Looking after your golf shoes

In addition to pain relief, Enertor insoles will also help prolong the life of your golf shoes by preventing the sole of the shoe from wearing away unevenly so quickly. So, even when your golf shoes are no longer new, Enertor insoles will give you the foot stability you need.

 

Whilst Enertor has over 18 years Orthotics experience, our blog content is provided for informational purposes only and it is not a substitute for your own doctor’s medical advice. Enertor advises anyone with an injury to seek their own medical advice – and do not make any health or medical related decisions based solely on information found on this site

What people are saying about Enertor insoles?

  • Victoria T.

    Ultra distance
    Enertor insoles give excellent energy return! Fatigue is a main issues over running ultra distances, Enertor insoles definitely reduce this by cushioning heel impact and helping a better foot strike which is more mid-fore foot than heel. I’ll definitely be using them for future 50 & 100 Mile ultras.

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  • Daniel W.

    Great for Flat Feet
    I’ve gone through a lot of insoles to try to help my flat feet, and these are the best I’ve tried. They are a great balance of firm support and cushioning. I noticed that my feet did not hurt after a 5 mile run like they usually do. I also liked the slim profile, they do not add too much weight or bulk to your shoes. Overall, great solution for your feet!

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  • Katherine

    Recommend
    I am really enjoying me Enertor Insoles. Recovering from injury, the impact on my body is much less with the cushioning and support, helping me on my route back to fitness.

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  • Rebecca

    Helped me run longer..yay!
    I have been dealing with some weird hip/knee pain running for the past year or so. I was limited to getting in maybe 3 or 4 miles before serious pain set in so I thought I would give these a shot because I have tried just about everything else short of the doctor. I have upped my milage to 9 1/2 miles (so far) with less pain than I have had in months so that was super exciting. It feels like they helped take some impact off of my knee and helped stabilize my hip. The pain isn’t gone but these definitely made a difference in my comfort so that is a step in the right direction. Big thumbs up for these insoles!

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  • Andy

    Back running on roads for the first time in years!
    I was a bit sceptical at first but these Enertor insoles really do make a MASSIVE difference! I had knee surgery about 2 years ago and have been unable to run on roads since but replacing my Asics standard insoles for Enertor insoles has totally changed the way my knees feel when I run. I’m now aiming to beat my 5k PB in a couple of months – great work, thanks Enertor!

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  • Jody L.

    great for cushioning, but they hurt my feet
    I really like the cushioning and bounce of these insoles, however, the way they are contoured, they make my feet sore on the outside of my foot, opposite the arch. The pain goes away after two or three miles so maybe my feet just need some time to adjust to them or maybe I need to try them in some different shoes. I’ve only had them a couple of weeks.

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  • Ashleigh H.

    The real deal!
    I have been using these insole for just over a month and the difference they have made is incredible. I no longer have knee or ankle pain when running and feel much more stable. They took a little while to get used to but I cannot imagine running without them now. Amazing product.

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  • Avinash S.

    Awesome
    Huge positive difference vs. Superfeet. Energy transfer lasts the whole day / workout.

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  • Paul Carter

    A great insole
    Used these insoles in my walking boots training for the 3 peak challenge and feet feel comforted at every step with reduced impact and tiredness compared to the insoles that came with the boots. They offer increased stability and make the boots feel like they were made for me. I’ve also started wearing them daily in my work shoes and the difference is enormous. I will now buy a second pair. I highly recommend these insoles for sports activity or general use.

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  • Spencer Patterson

    Great, but takes a bit to break them in
    The first few times I wore them I didn’t like them, but I stuck to them and boy am I glad I did. They’re way better than any other insole I’ve used in the past, and work fantastic with cleats.

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