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These $15 Foot Pads Will Take the Pain Out of Walking

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Those with achy legs and chronic foot pain know just how debilitating these conditions can be when it comes to getting around. Even if you’ve tried every solution imaginable for relief, from magnesium oils to orthopedic shoes, walking can still be painful if you’re dealing with one of these issues. All hope is not lost, however: Meet Brison’s metatarsal ball of foot cushions ($14.99, Amazon)

Designed to absorb shock at the ball-of-foot area, these reusable pads help to distribute pressure with every step you take, preventing foot pain at the source. In fact, these soft buffers, which are made from eco-friendl, medical-grade rubber, come doctor-recommended for the treatment of foot problems such as neuroma, metatarsal pain, bunions, plantar fasciitis, blisters, calluses, burning sensations, metatarsalgia, and more.

To use them, simply place the attachment loop around your second toe. Though it may look like irritating, customers swear you won’t even know it’s there! From there, place the stretch pad on the fleshy part beneath your toes (aka the spot where most of the pain stems from), for optimal support. After that, you’re ready go!

As one Amazon reviewer raved, “”Where have these been all my life?” … I have looked everywhere for foot pads, soles, or whatever would help my feet. I am flat-footed and have a chronic pain condition, so my feet hurt severely every day. I have bought expensive, name-brand foot products that were supposed to be ‘the best,’ only to be let down and [out $50]. … I was skeptical [of these]because of the low price, but I purchased them anyway. I am so glad I did! I have been pain free! I am absolutely thankful for this product!”

While they’re meant for the area near the ball of your foot, it also seems that these little pads are lifesavers for heel-lovers, too. “I enjoy wearing heels, however by the end of the day, my dogs are barking, to the point sometimes where I can’t even have shoes on, it hurts so bad. I’ve tried insoles, and they just slip in my heels, making it uncomfortable. I put these on and it felt amazing. I was able to go all day long without having to adjust or take my shoes off!”

Ready to say goodbye to your aches and pains? With the Brison Metatarsal Pads Ball of Foot Cushions in your shoes, you’ll be ready to take on the day, one comfortable step at a time. 

Where to buy: $14.99, Amazon

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