Best Cushions for the Ball of the Foot

Ball-of-foot cushions are easy to use pads that slip right onto the insole of any footwear style. They can be helpful when wearing high heels to support the foot as well as in sneakers and flat shoes for anyone with higher arches; they can also help relieve pain and pressure for conditions like Mortons Neuroma and fat pad atrophy. We rounded up some of the best ball-of-foot cushions you can buy; these feature silicone gel and adhesive backings designed to securely stick to your shoes. Read on to shop for them all.

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1. Brison Ball of Foot Cushions

Brison uses soft and durable eco-friendly silicone gel for its ball-of-foot cushions.

Pros: These pads are made with an ergonomic design to provide cushioning without slipping and reduce pressure on the front of the foot. These are reusable.

Cons: These may make shoes feel tight.

brison ball of foot pad

2. Walkize Ball of Foot Cushions

Walkize provides a soft gel pad with an adhesive backing and ridged cushioning.

Pros: This pad helps to correct shoes that fit improperly by filling up any extra space and making the shoe fit better; it helps to reduce pressure and absorb shock.

Cons: These are narrower than expected.

walkize ball of foot pad

3. Daliva Ball of Foot Cushions

Daliva makes these cushions with silicone and soft Lycra fabric for a comfortable feel.

Pros: The shape of these pads follows the contour of your foot and are almost invisible in shoes. They should fit well in sneakers and should stay put through any athletic activity or sport.

Cons:

daliva ball of foot pad

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