| ShockBlockersÂ® Work/Sport Insole Inserts Recommended for those over 130 lbs., or for anyone who practices high-impact sports or activities, regardless of body weight. Two-layer, 3/16"-thick inserts dramatically reduce shock absorption, leave your feet cool and dry, retain their shape. Great for walking or running, whatever the distance. Can be trimmed easily for exact fit. Instructions included. Inserts fit most footwear. |
How Do They Absorb So Much Shock?
The patented ShockBlockersÂ® Insole Inserts, available to the general public, combine innovative designs and materials. How can something that looks as simple as our insole inserts be so complex?
Explains Mike Dennis, President of ShockBlockers Technology LLC & Oregon Aero, Inc.: ?When we run, walk or stand, we generate shock, which is mechanical energy. This shock can cause pain as well as stone bruises, shin splints and compression fractures. The goal of ShockBlockersÂ® Insole Inserts is to reduce the negative effect of this mechanical energy. The total energy generated can?t be reduced, but it can be converted into a form of energy that is more easily manipulated, in this case, into heat. A unique molecule in the ShockBlockersÂ® Insole Inserts polymer creates this conversion. The heat created is then captured by the proprietary fabric upper layer of the insert. This fabric is woven in such a way that it also captures perspiration; the heat and perspiration are wicked to the outer edges of the insole insert where they are released and dissipated through evaporation. An additional material in the fabric reduces friction between the foot and the insole insert, preventing blisters."