Best Nursing Shoes for High Arches

Brooks Glycerin

Brooks Glycerin sneakers are excellent for nurses with high arches because they are
comfortable shoes with neutral arch support.

Their midsole is made of Super DNA material, which adapts to the shape of your foot and helps protects your plantar fascia while still providing the cushioned sole you need for long shifts on your feet, giving you support personalised to your weight and body shape.

Because they are designed for running on roads in all weathers, they have excellent traction – ideal for slippery hospital floors!

ASICS Gel Kinsei 6

ASICS Gel Kinsei 6 sneakers are fantastic for nurses with high arches due to their lightweight

Rather than giving too much unnecessary arch support, their midsole is made of FluidRide
technology, which gives you responsive cushioning to protect the ligaments in your feet during
long shifts of continuous standing and walking.

Their guidance line, located to the front of the shoe, keeps your plantar fascia from over-stretching even when you are dashing to an emergency. These may suit those with relatively narrow toes best.

ASICS Gel Venture 5

ASICS Gel Venture 5 sneakers are excellent shoes for nurses with high arches because they
are minimalist trainers which nonetheless have EVA foam cushioning to properly cushion the balls
of your feet, even on the longest shifts.

They have additional gel cushioning at the spot on your foot where the plantar fascia meets the heel, which is excellent for protecting it and preventing the heel pain people with high arches can be prone to.

Saucony Ride 9

Saucony Ride 9 shoes are recommended for nurses with high arches due to their EVA foam
midsole, which nurses described as feeling as though they were walking on clouds even after long

They are light and comfortable to wear but are incredibly durable shoes which will last years
of daily wear.

The foam midsole also protects the ligaments in your feet and prevents you over-stretching your plantar fascia.


Those are our picks for the best shoes for nurses with high arches. When you’re on your feet for hours on end, make sure you invest in high quality shoes that will support your feet especially if you have high arches.

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