Tired Aching Legs

Excessive pronation can cause tired and aching legs
"Generalized ache in the backs of the legs and behind the knees which is aggravated by standing, walking for long periods or at the end of the day".

This is a common condition caused by excessive rolling in of the foot (excessive pronation). The muscles of the lower limb attempt to stop this excessive pronation and become fatigued. This leads to muscle ache and discomfort in the muscles.

Treatment of Tired Legs / Excessive pronation / Flat Feet

Orthotic Innersoles (Docpods) to maintain the arch of the foot Wearing supportive well fitted footwear Exercises to help to control the active position of the foot.

Diagram of a flat foot with orthotics
Docpods orthotics support the natural arches of the foot and help to reduce the workload on the foot and lower limb.  This means reduced activity of the muscles on the lower limb and foot, and less aches and pains in the leg.

If you suffer from tired aching legs select the docpods that suit your needs from the list below.



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THE KEY STEPS TO GETTING THE RIGHT SIZE DOCPODS:

FULL LENGTH INSOLES 

NON FULL LENGTH INSOLES 

1. Measure your existing shoe insole:

 1. Measure from your heel to ball of foot:


 

2. Then compare your measurements from above to match the product size charts below:
(you can trim to fit the insoles by approximately 1cm)


Docpods Regular Size Guide - for Slimline, 3 Quarter, Sports


  US UK EURO SLIMLINE 3 QUARTER  SPORTS 
Size  cm cm cm
Small  4-7  4-8  3-6.5  4-7.5  35-40 16  16.3  25.8
Medium  7-9   8-10  6-9  7-10  39-43  17.4 17.2  27.4
Large   9-13  10-14  8-12  9-13  42-47 19.3   18.2 29.4

Docpods Ultra Size Guide - for Ultra Soft

  XXS XS S M L XL
EURO  34  35.5-37.5  38-40  40.5-42  42.5-44  44.5-46.5
UK  2.5  3-4.5  5-6.5  7-8  8.5-9.5  10-12
US MENS  4-5  5.5-6  6.5-7.5  8-9  9.5-10.5  11-13.5
US WOMENS  3.5-5  5.5-7  7.5-9  9.5-10.5  11-12  13-14
LENGTH (cm) 23.2cm 24.9cm 26.2cm 28.8cm 30cm  31.2cm

Docpods Kids Size Guide - for Docpods Kids Fit only

  Size SPORTS  SLIMLINE
XXS 12-1  19.5cm 13cm 
XS 2-3 22.4cm  15.3cm 

Docpods Foot Pillow - Trim to Fit

  S L
US MENS  4.5 - 9  9 - 13
US WOMENS  6 - 10  10 - 14
LENGTH (cm) 26.5cm 29.2cm