Common Reasons for Using Heel Cups

Photo of heel cups in a shoeHeel cups are a type of orthopedic insert that fit into your shoe to provide extra support. They are recommended to alleviate pain and provide stability as an effective mobility aid.

  • Heel cups provide support and absorb shock when walking for those with plantar fasciitis and other types of heel pain. 
  • They can be used to reduce swelling due to circulation problems and promote proper posture to relieve back and joint pain. 
  • Many runners and workers who spend long periods of time on their feet use heel cups for improved comfort and shock absorption. 
  • These inserts can also be used to improve or replace lost support in any pair of shoes to lengthen their usability.

If you’re looking for heel cups or other orthopedic inserts, contact ACG Medical Supply at 1-844-463-0737 or We are dedicated to providing you with the home medical supplies you need to live a happier, healthier life.