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20080271340Gel Insole - An insole for insertion into footwear, comprising a forefoot portion, a midfoot portion and a heel portion; the midfoot portion connecting together the forefoot portion and the heel portion; said insole comprising a cushioning layer of a viscoelastic gel material which provides a cushioning function; and wherein the midfoot portion and the heel portion comprise a peripheral edge that curves upwards.11-06-2008
20130042502GEL INSOLE - An insole for insertion into footwear, comprising a forefoot portion, a midfoot portion and a heel portion; the midfoot portion connecting together the forefoot portion and the heel portion; said insole comprising a cushioning layer of a viscoelastic gel material which provides a cushioning function; and wherein the midfoot portion and the heel portion comprise a peripheral edge that curves upwards.02-21-2013
20130025156Contoured Support Insole - A contoured insole especially advantageous for users with medium to high arches is disclosed. It comprises a generally foot-shaped base extending from a heel end to a toe end, which comprises a top surface and a bottom surface. The bottom surface of the base preferably further comprises two indentations formed integrally therein in a forefoot area and a heel area. A forefoot pad and a heel pad are secured to each of said indentations. Preferably, the base is made from a polyurethane foam. The pads are made from rubber or synthetic rubber. A top sheet is coextensive with and secured to the top surface of the base. The top sheet is generally a fabric which preferably has antimicrobial characteristics. In use, the foot of the wearer, with or without a sock or stocking thereon, rests upon the top sheet in the foot-receiving compartment of a user's shoe.01-31-2013
20090193680REMOTE CONTROL PULSE MASSAGE SHOE - A remote control pulse current massage shoe having a shoe sole, a shoe insole, and vamp connected with the shoe sole. The shoe insole is equipped with insulated positive pole and negative pole. The shoe sole is equipped with a pulse generator to generate pulse current. A remote control signal receiver is used to receive control signal from the outside remote controller for controlling the switch of the pulse generator, voltage stiffness and frequency. The remote control signal receiver is connected with the pulse signal generator. The device permits easy adjustment and simple operation on the pulse current massage shoe by users or other people.08-06-2009
20100146815Insole that functionally adjusts its supporting curvature according to the heel height - An insole that functionally adjusts its supporting curvature according to the heel height is disclosed. A first supporting portion is disposed at the metatarsus. A second supporting portion is disposed between the front edge of the calcaneus and the back edge of the metatarsus. The bottom of the second supporting portion is formed with several grooves in the horizontal direction. The width of the grooves is inversely proportional to the heel height, thereby functionally adjusting the supporting curvature.06-17-2010
20120174436INSOLE - The insole (07-12-2012
20130081306INSOLE FOR A SHOE - The present invention relates to an insole installed inside a shoe to contact each foot sole portion of the human forefoot (A), midfoot (C) and rearfoot (B), which is made of a plurality of materials having varying degrees of hardness depending on the insole region, wherein the respective materials are combined to form a single layer. Preferably, the insole for a shoe comprises: a base plate with any one of a forefoot hole, a midfoot hole and a rearfoot hole formed therein corresponding to one of respective foot regions (A), (B) and (C); and an inner plate including one or more of a forefoot support, midfoot support and rearfoot support to be inserted into one of the holes, and, respectively, wherein the base plate and the inner plate are manufactured with materials having varying degrees of hardness relative to one another.04-04-2013
20100263232MOLDABLE ARCH SUPPORT FOR FOOTWEAR - A molded insert, and methods for forming same, for an arch cavity of a boot, such as, but not limited to ice skating boots, or an arch cavity of a shoe, such as, but not limited to exercise, therapeutic, or physiological footwear, is described. The molded insert can be formed of any moldable material that is substantially firm, yet comfortable, when cured or dried. The moldable material can be used to fill in the arch cavity to form a substantially firm, yet comfortable, surface to support the arch of the wearer's foot, especially in the area corresponding from the beginning of the heel portion of the foot to the beginning of the ball of the foot (e.g., the mid-foot) and includes a vertically extending side portion along the side of the foot's arch, thus providing adequate support for the foot's arch during typical ice skating maneuvers.10-21-2010
20130047461FOOT BALANCE DEVICE - A foot balance device includes at least one adjustment element arranged at a position between a front sole and a rear heel. The adjustment element forms a support point having a bottom surface that is provided with a coupling section. The coupling section functions to couple to a corresponding position in a shoe or on a shoe pad. As such, the distribution of force between the heel and the sole is changed to realize proper distribution of body weight on the foot and make force uniformly acting along a circumference of the adjustment element to thereby protect the foot from being hurt and improve the sense of comfortableness.02-28-2013
20130047462INSOLE WITH AN ADJUSTABLE ARCH SUPPORT STRUCTURE - An insole with an adjustable arch support structure comprises a middle sole and a support sole. The middle sole includes a top surface and a bottom surface, the top surface is formed with an arch portion, the middle sole is provided at the arch portion with a support portion formed in the shape of the arch of a user's foot and a lateral support portion located adjacent to the support portion. The bottom surface of the middle sole is formed with a buffer chamber which is concaved toward the support portion, and the lower edge of the lateral support portion is formed with a lateral support edge which is located around a periphery of the buffer chamber. The support sole is received in the buffer chamber of the middle sole and includes a top surface and a bottom surface.02-28-2013
20090307927Children's Progressive Development Orthotic System - A system of progressively-sized orthotic inserts is provided to allow increasing measured support that corresponds with the changes that occur in a child's arch as the foot develops. The orthotic insert system is designed to address the specific needs found in the foot for children of ages of about 2-8 years. Each of the plurality of inserts is designed to encompass two shoe sizes and vary in arch height relative to the insert length so that motion control and stabilization for the child's foot is provided. In addition, a contoured heel cup and rear foot post is provided to position the foot in a neutral position.12-17-2009
20100269371ORTHOTIC SHOE INSERT FOR HIGH-HEELED SHOES - An orthotic insert for a high-heeled shoe may have an asymmetrical heel cup including a depressed central region configured for a heel of a wearer. Features including an elevated medial-side surface along a medial side upper surface declining toward the central region, and a generally longitudinal lateral-side elevation along an upper lateral edge of the heel cup may be configured to provide a predetermined supported calcaneal angle for a wearer, wherein the angle is offset from vertical. An anterior retention structure configured as a rounded hump extending across an anterior region of the heel cup, generally transverse to the elevated medial-side surface, with a middle portion of the rounded hump curved laterally away from a center of the heel cup may be included to prevent anterior calcaneal movement relative to the heel cup.10-28-2010
20130067766VENTILATED SHOE PAD - A ventilated insole including a pad (03-21-2013
20090056164Supporting pad for high heels - A supporting pad for high heels has a heel part, an arc part, and a concave portion on the top surface of its body. Each part is designed according to the curve of the human foot, so as to in close contact with the heel, the foot arc, and the metatarsus between the foot arc and the toes. The bottom surface of the body is also tightly attached to the sole of the high heel. Such a support provides a stable and balanced surface at the bottom of user's feet. This complete support can effectively distribute pressure imposed on the foot and relieve discomfort due to the impacts.03-05-2009
20110010963FORM-FITTED GEL INSERT - A form-fitted gel insert with a cushioned thickness that extends around and between the toes, below and on top of the front of the foot, wherein the device is generally yielding and resilient in response to impact, wherein toe movement necessary for effective sports play is not hampered, wherein pedicures remain protected from impact damage, wherein anti-bacterial features serve to reduce and/or prevent contamination, and wherein therapeutic ingredients beneficially impact nails and/or skin.01-20-2011
20110277348RESPONSIVE INSOLES - Disclosed here are insoles with one or more regions responsive to maintain a user's foot in a corrected position in the insole.11-17-2011
20100263230INSERT FOR ROCKERED FOOT BED OF FOOTWEAR - A molded insert, and methods for forming same, for a rockered foot bed of a boot, such as, but not limited to ice skating boots, or a rockered foot bed of a shoe, such as, but not limited to exercise, therapeutic, or physiological footwear, is described. The molded insert can be formed of any moldable material that is substantially firm when cured or dried. The moldable material can be used to fill in the concave portion of the rockered foot bed to form a substantially flat or level surface for the bottom of the wearer's foot, especially in the area corresponding from the beginning of the heel portion of the foot to the beginning of the ball of the foot (e.g., the mid-foot), thus providing adequate support for the foot's arch during typical ice skating maneuvers.10-21-2010
20110271554Insole Having A Vibrating Device11-10-2011
20110283561Half-Insert Used in Setting Middle-Sole of Shoes - The present invention discloses a half fork for shoe molded insole, comprising a rigid plastic injection-molded main body, and a waist core integrated in the main body as a whole by plastic injection molding, wherein the main body has at least one locating hole on the upper and/or lower surfaces thereof in the waist core region, and bevels on the edges thereof. The half fork further comprises a surface material layer on upper and/or lower surfaces of the main body; the material of the surface material layer is fabric, paper or plastic. The half fork disclosed by the present invention will not deform easily under the pressure caused by the weight of the wearer, even in the humid environment or under the condition of being soaked, it is more comfortable, durable and artistic.11-24-2011
20110296710Insole Comprising an Electronic Chip - The present invention relates to an insole comprising an electronic chip. To impart improved wearing comfort to the wearer of a shoe equipped with the generic insole, it is provided according to the invention that a module encompassing the chip is removably embedded in the insole.12-08-2011
20100101112ORTHOTIC HEEL SUPPORT DEVICE - The invention provides an orthotic heel support device comprising a heel lift, at least one securing strap connected to the back of the heel lift, at least one fastening strap, connected to the securing strap, and at least one foot strap, separated from the fastening strap.04-29-2010
20100263231FOREFOOT WEDGE INSERT FOR FOOTWEAR - A forefoot wedge insert, and methods for forming same, are described for a piece of footwear, such as but not limited to ice skating boots, or a shoe, such as but not limited to exercise, therapeutic, or physiological footwear, for correcting a pronation and/or supination condition wherein the insert permits the subtalar joint of the affected foot to be placed and/or maintained in a neutral position. In this manner, the insert can provide the corrected foot with adequate balance relative to the skate blade during typical ice skating maneuvers. Also described is a skating boot, or shoe, having an adjustable toe cap portion that is selectively operable to be raised up to accommodate the uplifted forefoot portion of the wearer when the forefoot wedge insert is being used.10-21-2010
20100083533CUSTOMIZABLE FOOTWEAR SYSTEM AND METHOD - A method of assembling customized footwear on-site and a customized on-site footwear system. The method of assembling customized footwear on-site includes the steps of displaying a plurality of shoe bases; displaying a plurality of heels; displaying a plurality of lower fore-foot straps; receiving from an on-site customer a selection of one of a plurality of shoe bases; and assembling the selected heel, shoe base, and lower fore-foot strap into the customized footwear on-site. The customized on-site footwear system includes a chosen-on-site shoe base, a chosen-on-site heel, and a chosen-on-site lower fore-foot strap.04-08-2010
20080216350SHOE SYSTEM WITH A RESILIENT SHOE INSERT - A first load (L09-11-2008
20080289216Silicon gel used as permanent mid-soles and/or insoles in all types and sizes of shoes - The present invention is directed to a silicone gel midsole for footwear with a durometer of approximately 50, layered and bonded between the outsole and insole for making a conformable shoe part using silicone gel material for use in functional relation with an article of footwear in order to enhance fit, support, comfort, and cushioning. The present invention can serve to accommodate the unique anatomical features of an individual wearer and finds application within numerous types of articles of footwear.11-27-2008
20080295358INSOLE WITH VENTILATION - The insole has a number of flexible bulges on a first major surface, and a number of protruding ribs on a second major surface. The projections of the bulges fall within the regions bounded by the ribs. The bulges and their underlying bounding ribs therefore form a number of chambers. The insole further contains a number of through holes positioned between the ends of at least two ribs. The insole further contains a larger heel bulge provided on the first major surface in the heel section, and a concave on the second major surface, which is conducted to the other chambers via at least a duct.12-04-2008
20100000123HYGIENIC FOOTWEAR CUSHION AND THE METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A hygienic footwear cushion having a composition comprising bamboo charcoal soot and a footwear material and a method of manufacturing such footwear cushion are disclosed. The footwear cushion material is SEBE, other SEBE equivalent material, or other suitable material for manufacturing footwear cushion. The hygienic footwear cushion according to the current invention provides an improved ability to maintain dryness and obtains the property to be bacteria and odor free.01-07-2010
20100000122Foot Orthotic - A foot orthotic for use as an insole in footwear is made solely from a copper-containing material.01-07-2010
20090183389Systems for Designing a Foot Orthotic - Disclosed are methods and systems for design of a foot orthotic, and a foot orthotic device designed in accord therewith. More specifically described is an individualized foot orthotic device to correct and/or restore the ideal alignment and/or positioning of foot structures. In the method, sequential pressure is applied to regions on a plantar foot surface, and positional information is obtained about each region. Based on the positional information, an orthotic profile is determined, for design of one or more custom, individualized foot orthotic devices for a subject.07-23-2009
20090183388Methods for Designing a Foot Orthotic - Disclosed are methods and systems for design of a foot orthotic, and a foot orthotic device designed in accord therewith. More specifically described is an individualized foot orthotic device to correct and/or restore the ideal alignment and/or positioning of foot structures. In the method, sequential pressure is applied to regions on a plantar foot surface, and positional information is obtained about each region. Based on the positional information, an orthotic profile is determined, for design of one or more custom, individualized foot orthotic devices for a subject.07-23-2009
20100229422CUSTOMISED SHOE AND INSOLE, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING SHAPE OF A FOOT AND FOR MAKING A SHOE OR INSOLE - A method and kit of parts for measuring the comfortable shape of a foot for a person. The kit comprises front and rear platforms of adjustable height and a supporting surface for accommodating the plantar surface of a foot extending between said platforms. The aforementioned components can be adjusted to various settings with a view to determining a comfortable plantar foot shape. The foot shape can then be captured by scanning with an optical or mechanical probe or scanner. A method of making a customized shoe and shoe last on basis of the captured foot shape is also disclosed.09-16-2010
20090107007Insole with included aloe extract - An insole includes a layer of foam material which is infused with an aloe extract to provide relief to dry, cracked or itchy feet, facilitate cell renewal and reduce odor. The aloe extract is typically in the form of aloe barbadensis leaf juice. The foam material typically includes ethylene vinyl acetate foam although other foams may be used, such as rubber foam, latex foam, polyethylene foam and polyurethane foam.04-30-2009
20110209359THORN-PROOF INSOLE - The present invention relates to a thorn-proof insole comprising an insole assembly and a plurality of joint assemblies and featuring in matching the shape change of the sole of a foot when the insole assembly is extended. The insole assembly includes four plates which are consecutively joined together. The joint of the first plate and the second plate is located between a user's toes and thenar, the joint of the second plate and the third plate is corresponding to the middle portion of the arch of foot, and the joint of the third plate and the fourth plate is located between the arch of foot and the heel portion. The four plates could be designed with the same thickness or with different thickness according to the requirement of its location. Each plate must be at least 0.5 mm thick, and each joint assembly includes at least two first sleeves, one second sleeve and one pin. The first sleeves and the second sleeve are respectively applied to make two adjacent plates join together.09-01-2011
20110047818Orthotic insert system - An orthotic insert system which is configured to be inserted into footwear utilizes an orthotic member consisting of a posted orthotic element with a rear heel section and a forwardly extending arch support section tapered downwardly away from the rear heel section. The rear heel section of the posted orthotic element has first and second lateral walls of different heights and substantially flat upper and lower surfaces extending between the lateral walls. One end of the upper surface is the height of the first lateral wall and the other end of the upper surface is the height of the second lateral wall. The upper surface has a gradual slope as it extends from the first lateral wall to the second lateral wall. The orthotic member also has a rim which overlays the upper surface of the rear heel section. An insole member is positioned within the orthotic member. The orthotic member is not attached to the footwear nor is the insole member attached to the orthotic member. Proper fitting of the insole member within the orthotic member, which itself is fitted into the footwear, sets and maintains the angle of the heel, arch, and foot of a wearer correctly within the footwear.03-03-2011
20110146104Article Of Footwear With A Removable Foot-Supporting Insert - An article of footwear is disclosed that includes an upper that defines an interior void, a sole structure secured to the upper, and a foot-supporting insert that is positionable within a lower area of the void and removable from the void. A system having a protrusion and an indentation may be utilized to, for example, secure the insert within the void. As an example, a protrusion may extend outward from a surface of the void, and the insert may define an indentation in a corresponding location and with a corresponding shape. When the insert is positioned within the void, the protrusion will extend into the indentation. The locations, shapes, numbers and overall configuration of the protrusion and indentation may vary significantly.06-23-2011
20110162234SHOE INSOLE WITH FLEXIBLE INSERTS - Footwear includes an insole provided with inserts of resilient material at the heel-strike and ball areas of the insole. The resilient material may be formed integrally with the insole. The resilient material of the inserts is made up of a smooth upper surface 07-07-2011
20100251568FOOTWEAR INSERT - In accordance with various embodiments, a footwear insert is disclosed. The footwear insert may include one or more portions configured to generally prevent a foot of a user from sliding or moving toward a forward portion of the footwear. The one or more portions may be endowed with one or more characteristics that benefit the foot of a user.10-07-2010
20110185591MULTI-PLUG DESIGN SHOE INSOLE - An insole is provided for reducing peak plantar pressure on a foot. The insole includes a compressible pad having a plurality of holes extending from a bottom surface of the compressible pad and partially through the compressible pad. A plurality of compressible plugs is disposed in the plurality of holes, wherein the plurality of compressible plugs has a stiffness that is different than a stiffness of the compressible pad. The plurality of compressible plugs is concentrated in a reduced stiffness portion of the compressible pad that substantially corresponds to an area of peak plantar pressure on the foot.08-04-2011
20100018074INSOLE - Disclosed is a partial insole for a fore portion of a foot and a partial insole for a rear portion of a foot. The rear insole supports a calcaneum of a foot and the fore insole supports a foot pad. The partial insole includes a body, pre-fashioned size indication marking, and an adhesive.01-28-2010
20110030241Antifungal Shoe Insole with Built-In Ultraviolet LED - A shoe insole with one or more ultraviolet LEDs that is used to prevent or eliminate foot fungus. In the preferred embodiment the built-in LED and battery combination will have a designed lifetime that coincides with the designated shelf life of the insole. In the preferred embodiment the insole would be a replaceable insole and would be disposed of after its designated lifetime or sent in for recycling.02-10-2011
20110047819SOFT, SHOCK-DAMPING THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS - A system of two different styrenic thermoplastic elastomers is disclosed. One styrenic thermoplastic elastomer is vinyl-isoprene styrene-isoprene-styrene which is known for its shock-damping properties. The other styrenic thermoplastic elastomer is oil absorbing and known for softness on the Shore A hardness scale. The system includes plasticizer oil. The system can be molded into articles that can provide dissipation of impact energy, for shock absorbing elastomeric uses, such as seals, closures, shoe insoles, and other goods.03-03-2011
20120204443Frequency Balance Footwear - A footwear technology called Frequency Balance Footwear, is an footwear or insole that utilizes Mylar Holographic Disk Technology (small holograms). Each hologram disc is exposed to a Quantum Field Programming Generator which overlays or infuses specific blueprint frequencies for the human body which helps to promote physical posture, increased ability to achieve better balance, increased strength, and greater flexibility during any physical activity while wearing the Shoe and/or insoles.08-16-2012
20110094124Support Liners and Arrangements Including the Same - Support liners and cushions which include including a plurality of compressible protrusions. An arrangement is provided for interconnecting the compressible protrusions, the interconnecting arrangement being adapted to ensure strict compression of the compressible protrusions upon acceptance of a compressive force.04-28-2011
20110094123FABRIC-COVERED FLUID-FILLED THERAPEUTIC FOOT ORTHOTIC WITH THONG-CUT DEVICE SYSTEMS - A fabric-covered fluid-filled therapeutic foot orthotic with thong-cut device system comprising: a top substrate having fabric covering; a bottom substrate having fabric covering; a high viscosity fluid-filled arch supporting, massaging and comforting-medium; a series of dot welds placed distally of the metatarsal arch; a series of dot welds on a longitudinal arc through the medial arch; a longitudinal swatch weld towards the lateral mid-foot for directional flow and restriction of fluid towards the lateral mid foot; a rearwardly-placed half-moon shaped indentation; a front bladder seal seam; a heel dot weld; and a single forwardly-orientated indented trim line. The design permits the orthotic to be positioned into closed in shoes for transferring further towards the front of the a thong cut sandal to provide a ‘correct fit’ without losing any effectiveness of the arch support or therapeutic value while eliminating all unnecessary trim lines.04-28-2011
20120151794INSOLE FOR SHOES - An insole is proposed for a shoe. The insole has a flat back side in direction of the shoe outsole and a dome-shaped structure on the front side. The dome-shaped structure has a base surface of a maximum of 25% of the insole surface; the dome-shaped structure is positioned under the cuboid bone of the shoe wearer. A longitudinal axis can be associated with the dome-shaped structure at its apex, wherein the longitudinal axis of the dome-shaped structure encloses an angle (φ) in a range from 5° to 75° with the longitudinal axis of the insole.06-21-2012
20080301975Plantar For Reflexological Stimulation - An insole (12-11-2008
20110126424Removable protective insole for safety footwear - A removable protective innersole for safety footwear includes a body made of a plastic material, a puncture-resistant sheet made of metal or plastic, a protective toe-cap made of metal or plastic, and a lining. The lower part of the body is provided with protrusions and/or grooves, suitable for creating a series of recesses between said protective insole and the midsole of the shoe.06-02-2011
20120124862BI-COMPONENT/BINDER FIBER INSOLE - A flexible shoe insole (05-24-2012
20120159811HEATED INSOLE REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEMS - A remote control wireless heated insole system in which address data identifying specific insoles to be heated is provided. Once the heating process is initiated, periodic repeated control signals are generated to cause heating of the insoles.06-28-2012
20120210602MASSAGING FOOTWEAR - A footwear article that has an insert pad filled with loose particulate material which is configured within the pad to provide the feeling of walking on a sandy beach and with the same massage affect to the foot as walking on a sandy beach. The pad is particularly configured to prevent the loose particulate material inside of it from flowing to the sides of the pad and destroying the massaging affect.08-23-2012
20120131816FLEXIBLE PRESSURE SHEET - The invention relates to a flexible sheet which includes cavities that are intercommunicated by a captive fluid of a known viscosity and which is positioned as an insole beneath the sole of the foot. The upper surface of the aforementioned cavities receives plantar pressures, thereby acquiring a corresponding dimpled appearance indicating those areas receiving greater or less plantar pressure. The gradual movement of the fluid through the hollow closed circuit is caused mainly by the resistance to the fluid provided by two-way an one-way valves and alternatively by the resistance provided by the cross-section and length of the conduits to the viscosity of the fluid. In this way, as the foot oscillates the cavities remain the same. The invention is mainly intended for obtaining approximate plantar pressure measurements by observing the upper surface of the adjoining cavities after a sufficient number of steps, producing the mould or negative and saving a record of same, and producing the final insole.05-31-2012
20090126226Inner Sole for a Footwear - An inner sole for an insole has a body made of flexible material and adapted to be laid on an insole of a shoe. Liquid containing spaces are formed in the body of the inner sole for sealingly and flowably containing liquid. Dam portions divide the liquid containing spaces into a toe region, a heel region and a middle region between the two. Orifices communicate the liquid between mutually adjacent regions. The orifice formed by the dam portions that divides the liquid containing spaces into the heel region and the middle region opens toward one side edge portion to cause an eddy of liquid, flowing from the heel region into the middle region, that substantially fills the whole middle region.05-21-2009
20120246971ORTHOTIC FOOT DEVICE WITH REMOVABLE SUPPORT COMPONENTS AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - An embodiment of footwear having the orthotic foot device and method of making it is disclosed herein. The device provides support for the foot when used in footwear, in certain regions of the foot such as in the arch and metatarsal regions, in a manner that is very comfortable and yet supportive to the wearer. The embodiment of the orthotic foot device may provide at least one secure, but easily adjusted support component for a region of the foot such as the arch and metatarsal regions. The support component may be removably attached to a cushioned supportive footbed or chassis to provide an increased walking/running comfort and performance. It will become apparent to those skilled in the art that at least one of the support components may be fixedly or integrally attached to the footbed or chassis.10-04-2012
20100011618ADAPTABLE ORTHOPEDIC INSOLES - An orthopedic insole consists of a hollow foothold having flexible walls and containing granular filling. The upper surface of the orthopedic insole is typically molded to conform the anatomical features of a regular human foot. The granular filling contained in the lumen of the foothold and a rigid segment of its bottom wall provide for adapting the curvature angles of the top surface of the foothold to a specific pattern of the foot of a user. A user can typically make a selection from a variety of ready-made insoles having standard sizes which suit his needs. The adaptable orthopedic insoles of the invention are accommodated to common shoes and sandals, boots that are suitable for heavy work, walking, running, and or fashionable or mode shoes.01-21-2010
20120073162FOOTWEAR SOLE - Shoe insert (03-29-2012
20120255199BODY BALANCE DEVICE - The present invention relates to a body balance device, which includes a main body made of a cushioning material. The main body includes a first metatarsal bone section, a fourth metatarsal bone section, and a foot heel section. The main body forms a primary adjustment structure located between the first metatarsal bone section and the fourth metatarsal bone section and a secondary adjustment structure located between the fourth metatarsal bone section and the foot heel section and corresponding to outside of the main body. Both adjustment structures are formed with a structure of through hole or cavity in which a soft material is selectively embedded to allow the human body to reach a balanced condition when standing or walking so as to improve the discomfort of bones and muscles caused by long standing or walking.10-11-2012
20120260525CUSHION MEMBER AND A SHOE INSOLE COMPRISING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a cushion member and a shoe insole comprising the same. In particular, it relates to a cushion member which is inserted to an outside of heel of shoe insole wherein an end of the cushion member is shaped to be concave in order to wrap the convex portion between the rear sole of foot and ankle, and to a shoe insole comprising the same.10-18-2012
20100325915ORTHOPEDIC INSOLES FOR PROTECTING SKIN FROM STRETCHING AND CRACKING IN THE AREA OF THE FIVE METATARSAL HEADS OF THE FOREFOOT - A specially designed insert for orthopedic insoles and a process for manufacturing said insole, the use of which prevents the foot from bending excessively at the metatarsal joints, thereby protecting the skin in the area of the metatarsal heads of the forefoot on the bottom of the foot and preventing that skin from stretching, cracking or being otherwise damaged.12-30-2010
20120297641Shoe Sole Element - A midsole element to be mounted to the lower surface of an insole of a shoe as a heel, wherein the midsole element has a upper surface adapted to be mounted on the lower surface of the insole and a lower surface, wherein the midsole element comprises a core and a resilient compression element being softer than the core. The midsole element allows a pivoting movement of the upper surface of the midsole element against the lower surface of the midsole element in, at least, an essentially transverse direction to the longitudinal axis of the midsole element in a mounted state, wherein the core has a form of a rounded cone or sphere within the resilient compression element. The midsole element can also be mounted to the lower surface of a shoe under the forefoot portion, wherein the core has the form of a round ridge.11-29-2012
20110265346Golf Orthotic and Method of Use - A foot orthotic for golf that provides solid stability and encourages proper foot bracing and release during the golf swing. The orthotic having a semi-rigid shell, compliant top cover, anti-skid forefoot pad and a heel post. The heel post having a short medial edge to encourage proper bracing and release and an extended lateral edge to resist foot rolling or supination during the golf swing.11-03-2011
20130167403SHOE INSOLE - A shoe insole, which supports three points on a sole to stabilize a center of gravity, is provided by considering a skeletal structure of a foot and a sequential movement from foot joints to a body. The three points, which are a first metatarsal sesamoid bone, tuberosity of fifth metatarsal bone, and a calcaneal tuberosity, are supported from a sole side, and the three point balance can stabilize a center of gravity, and thereby a stimulus that adjusts body movements derived from a sole to help a body to be back to a right position can be given.07-04-2013
20080222918INSOLE CUSHION AND COMPOSITE FOOT-BED - An insole cushion for a shoe and a composite food-bed for a shoe and shoe including a gel pad having a mesh segment cast or formed integrally with the gel pad, that extending beyond at least one peripheral edge of the gel pad. The composite food-bed includes upper and lower foot-bed members with an insole cushion including a gel pad having a mesh segment integral to the gel pad. The get pad is disposed and affixed between the upper and lower foot-bed members and the mesh segment that extends beyond the peripheral edge of the gel pad is affixed between the upper and lower foot-bed members beyond the peripheral edge of the get pad.09-18-2008
20130174445INSOLE AND A METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR INSOLE MANUFACTURE - A method, apparatuses and a system for manufacturing an insole, a shoe or a sole for a shoe. Foot information is determined on the shape and dimensions of a foot, and a pin matrix is formed at least partially based on the foot information. An insole or sole preform is placed on the pin matrix for shaping the insole preform, and an insole or sole is formed from the preform based on the foot information using the pin matrix. A positive and a negative pin matrix at least partially based on the foot information can be formed wherein the negative pin matrix essentially corresponds to the positive pin matrix.07-11-2013
20130133224Shoe Insole - A shoe insole includes an elastic main body including a front metatarsal, a mid foot and a rear heel sections, the front metatarsal section having an enclosed forefoot buffer zone, the first recesses being formed in the forefoot buffer zone, the rear heel section having an enclosed heel buffer zone, the second recesses being formed in the heel buffer zone; an elastic pad member combined with the mid foot section and the rear heel section at the bottom surface of the elastic main body, a mid foot section of the elastic pad member having a protruding foot arch portion, the mid foot section of the elastic pad member having the elongated arc-shaped grooves and the through holes, a rear heel section of the elastic pad member having a through hole corresponding to the heel buffer zone; and an upper layer combined with the elastic main body.05-30-2013
20130111781SUPPORTING BRACE FOR FOOTWEAR INSERTS - The invention relates to orthopedic shoe inserts to support and guide the foot and provides an insert core for shoe inserts with the insert core comprising a support clasp with mutually linked, diagonally extending support arms.05-09-2013
20130145651SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SIDE SNAP FOOTBEDS - A snap-in footbed system according to embodiments of the present invention includes a shoe, wherein the shoe includes an inner surface and an outer surface, an aperture formed in a molded portion of the shoe from the inner surface to the outer surface, a footbed, wherein a top surface of the footbed is configured to receive a user's foot, wherein the footbed comprises a snap-in element, wherein the snap-in element comprises a head portion having at least one dimension that is sized to be larger than the aperture, such that when the head portion is passed through the aperture from the inner surface to the outer surface, one or both of the head portion and the aperture undergo elastic deformation, and such that when the head portion has been passed through the aperture, the snap-in element secures the footbed to the shoe.06-13-2013
20120272545ORTHOPEDIC SOLE INCLUDING CORRECTIVE MEANS FOR TREATING METATARSALGIA AND PLANTAR SKIN DISORDERS - An orthopedic insole capable of being inserted into a shoe or the like for relieving and/or treating skin disorders and/or calluses and/or metatarsal pain comprises at least one semi-rigid corrective element capable of producing an inner metatarsal support, over the rear portion of the head of the first metatarsal, and/or a median metatarsal support, over the rear portion of the second and/or third and/or fourth metatarsal head, and/or an external metatarsal support, over the rear portion of the fifth metatarsal head.11-01-2012
20130199055DEVICE FOR FOOT COMFORT - Devices for the comfort of a foot. The devices comprise a heel strap, a foot comfort piece, coupling means and anchoring means. The foot comfort piece, which supports and underlies the foot, is operatively coupled to the heel strap directly or indirectly, for example by sleeves, straps, strap and hook features or any other coupling or fastening means known in the art. The coupling and fastening means may include a base plate which underlies the piece. The anchoring means is operatively coupled to the foot comfort piece. The foot comfort piece is secured to the foot by the anchoring means, the coupling means and the heel strap. The location of the foot comfort piece is also adjustable.08-08-2013
20130199056INSOLE INCLUDING AN ACUPRESSURE MEMBER - The present invention relates to an insole including an acupressure member for supporting the arch of the foot. The insole includes: a connector which protrudes from a top or bottom surface of the insole corresponding to the arch, and which includes a continuous uneven part on the outer surface thereof and a female screw in a central portion thereof; and said acupressure member which includes a male screw protruding from the bottom surface thereof so as to engage with the female screw, and an uneven recess which is shaped so as to correspond to the continuous uneven part and which is recessed in the to bottom surface thereof around the male screw.08-08-2013

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