Arch support supports the natural arch of the feet and distributes the body weight throughout. This helps diffusing the pressure around the ball and heel of the feet and relieving you from stone bruise, heel pain, and lower back pain. Arch support also prevents your feet from developing pronation (i.e. fallen arch) and supination, the [...]
There are three basic types of feet based on the heights of your arch – low arch (i.e. flat feet), normal arch, and high arch. To determine your foot type, you could simply ask your friend or spouse to observe your foot arch as you’re standing straight on the ground and see which of the foot illustrations on our Health Benefit page gives the best match of [...]
Klas & Sylph offers three different levels of arch support that are compatible with three different types of foot. We generally recommend low arch support for flat feet, medium arch support for normal feet, and high arch support for high-arch feet. This, however, does not mean that you cannot wear different levels of arch support. [...]
Different individuals have different types of feet, so until we know what your foot type is, we cannot conclude whether or not higher arch support is best for you. In fact, higher arch support is best for customers with high-arch feet, but if you normal or flat feet, we would recommend you to go with [...]
Whereas it’s possible for flat-footed individuals to go with medium arch support, we do not recommend you to go with high arch support since it could cause pain instead of comfort. Please note that higher arch support doesn’t mean that it’s better. Rather, the best level of arch support is the one that is most [...]
While medium arch support is generally the best option, it is possible for individuals with normal feet to go with either low or high arch support instead if they prefer. Please read our arch support recommendations for normal feet on our Health Benefits page for complete reference.
Whereas it’s best for individuals with high-arch feet to go with high arch support, it is possible for them to go with medium arch support if they prefer. We, however, do not recommend you to go with low arch support since it wouldn’t be delivering much health benefit for your feet. Please read our arch support [...]
Klas & Sylph’s footwear is embedded with orthopedically contoured arch support, hence it is suitable for both over-pronated and over-supinated feet. Over pronation is the condition in which the feet roll inwards and the arch of the feet flatten (i.e. fallen/collapse arch). This symptom usually occurs to flat-footed individuals. If your feet are over-pronated, [...]
Our arch support/midsole thickness combinations currently available are summarised in the table below. For those that are not yet available, we will let you know as soon as they are.