Any recommendations for insoles for an over pronator?

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  1. bigserving

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    Are there any particular brands that are designed for over pronator type of stride? Looking for something to provide some foot, and perhaps knee pain relief. Ideally, some insoles that have a reputation for being durable and provide long-lasting effect.
     
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  2. Mareqnyc

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    I am an over pronator and the best blend of comfort and stability I have found is the combo of Barricades 2016 and Green Superfeet insoles.
     
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    I have at least 6 of the top off the shelf insole/arch supports on the market, but my WalkFits' are the best by a small margin.
     
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    Thanks guys. Another question. If I weigh 170 and I play about five hours per week. How long should I expect those particular insoles to last?

    Do you replace when you have pain of some sort, or do they just show visible physical wear?
     
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    I use Superfeet Green for the life of the shoe.
     
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    Thanks, wow. Would those insoles last longer than the life of a pair of shoes, or is it just a good time to change at that point?
     
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    I used to weigh 150, when I bought Superfeet's Green and Purple, Sole, SofSole, Montrails, PerformanceMax and Ultra, and THREE Walkfits.
    I flattened ALL of them out within a month, me with flat feet. Walkfit remain the highest arch, which is most important for me.
    Yes, anything new, you gotta get used to it by using it only a couple hours a week until it's comfortable.
     
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    I change mine every season not with every pair of shoes. I go through shoes in 2-3 months usually. so 3-4 pairs in a season - 1 pair of Superfeet. Works for me.
     
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    All my insoles are fine after a month or a year.
    But, they also ALL are totally flattenned out to a flat insole by one month time.
     
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    I use one pair of Yonex shoes every nine months to a year for tennis, then a further twelve months for dog walking / gardening. Still good but top material getting threadbare by two years old.

    I am not flat-footed though.
     
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    Did you guys try others before settling on the Superfeet green?
     
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    Are you saying that the insoles have flattened out, but that they are still providing comfort and shock absorption?
     
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    Yes, I tried gel inserts which you would think to be softer and more comfortable, but weren't for me.

    Have used Superfeet Blue, but prefer green.

    I use moulded inserts for my ski boots.
     
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    Yes, not only is the arch totally flattenned out, but the cushion is gone like an old pair of shoes. Old insoles are more comfortable than brand new stiff insoles.
     
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    Maybe the fine folks at TW will hook us up with 50% off all insoles during Happy Hour!! Nice dream anyway.
     
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    New Balance IPR3030, they comes in normal as well as 4E sizes!
     
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    Spenco orthotics. less than $30/pair usually. Strong base that stops some of over-pronation.
     
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