The Top 10 Orthopedic Shoes Reviewed

The fact is that most of us completely ignore our feet until they start to hurt. We expect them just to get on with their job of getting us from A to B, day in, day out. It’s only when the pain starts that we realize how much we take our hard-working feet for granted.

So, the bad news is that you’re suffering from foot pain. Whether it’s caused by a condition related to exercising, an inherited malformation or because your poor hard-working lower limbs are feeling the strain of many hours spent on your feet each day, that’s always going to be bad news.

The good news is that the wide range of advanced materials now available twinned with exhaustive research into biomechanics has produced shoes for every possible purpose which really can help to relieve the discomfort and keep you on the go.

The best news, though, is that these days you don’t have to sacrifice style to achieve comfort and pain relief. Yes, it’s true! Diagnosis of your foot condition doesn’t mean that you’re destined to wear unsightly, clumpy and awkward-looking shoes ever after.

Many people choose Birkenstocks, for example, as the ultimate on-trend fashion item without realizing that Birkenstock is one of the best orthopedic shoe brands on the market.

You really do have the luxury of choosing nice-looking footwear that you actually want, to match your own lifestyle and taste, as opposed to ugly shoes that you’re obliged to wear because you happen to have sore feet.

No matter if you’re looking for pretty pumps, sandals or dress shoes, we’ve put together a selection of the best orthopedic shoes.

Before you read on, perhaps a definition of what an orthopedic shoe actually is might be helpful. Essentially, an orthopaedic shoe can be identified by its ability to support the structure of the foot – including its highly technical insole, footbed, midsole and sole.

These, then, are the key features you’ll need to think about in your quest to find the perfect orthopedic shoe to suit your particular needs and lifestyle.

Comparison Table - Orthopedic Shoes

Product Name
Shoe Style
Colour Options
Amazon Rating
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Propet Balance Bilite Walker Mary Jane

Propet Balance Bilite Walker Mary Jane

Mary Jane

Taupe, Black, Indigo, Moss

Vionic Elation Women’s Active​

Running Shoe

7 Options

Alegria Women’s Paloma Flat


50 Options

Vionic Women’s Tide II


20 Options

Birkenstock Boston (unisex)

Birkenstock Boston (unisex)


7 Options

Hush Puppies Gil​


8 Options

Olukai Nohea

Olukai Nohea


12 Options

Crocs Specialist Clogs (unisex)

Crocs Specialist Clogs (unisex)


White, Navy, Black, Khaki

Propet Men's M3850 Washable Moc Walking Shoe

Propet Men's M3850 Washable Moc​

Walking Shoe

14 Options

Vionic Men's Contest Active Lace Up Shoe