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Best Shoes for Foot Pain

Explore by foot pain to find your perfect fit.


Foot pain is a common affliction, and almost 80 percent of Americans will struggle with foot pain at some point in their lives. However, there are many kinds of foot pain with different needs for treatment and prevention.

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  • Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is a chronic foot pain condition that develops when the fibrous band of tissue under our feet—our plantar fascia—becomes irritated and inflamed.Pain typically starts at the heel and can radiate through the sole of the foot. It is the most common source of heel pain in the US, and it can be tricky to treat.
  • Diabetes

    The term “diabetic feet” refers to diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the most common type of neuropathy found in diabetics. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy affects your peripheral nervous system—all the nerves outside your brain and spine, including your sensory nerves. Symptoms are often first felt in the feet and legs.
  • Achilles Tendonitis

    Find the best shoes for Achilles tendonitis with KURU. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options to support your healing journey.
  • Ankle Pain

    Find relief from ankle pain with KURU! Our best shoes for ankle pain offer support and cushioning to help you move with ease and comfort.
  • Arthritis

    There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, which can have a variety of causes and sources as well as different courses of treatments. Arthritis is an umbrella term that refers to pain and other issues within your joints.
  • Back Pain

    If you experience occasional or chronic back pain, you’re not alone. One in five Americans say they suffer from an episode of back pain in the course of a year. Back pain can interfere with work, hobbies and even normal daily activities.
  • Bunions

    As all bunion-bearers know, finding good shoes for bunions isn’t exactly easy when shopping for today’s latest trends. Pointy tips, narrow frames, and barely-there toe boxes can make for an anything-but-comfortable fit.
  • Duck Feet

    Ever been told you have “duck feet”? While the name sounds like it might belong on a school playground, this colloquial term is actually a condition that deserves some attention.
  • Fibromyalgia

    The pain, stiffness and mental fog from fibromyalgia can make everything more difficult and your daily to do list daunting. The root causes of fibromyalgia are still difficult to diagnose, which also means direct treatments for fibromyalgia pain are few and far between.
  • Flat Feet

    Flat feet occur when the arches of the foot are less rounded, causing most or all of the soles of the feet to touch the floor when standing. While some people with flat feet have no symptoms, this condition can lead to overpronation—or the over-rotation of the ankle inward—resulting in poor alignment of the joints and pain in the ankles, knees, hips, and back.
  • Foot Pain

    You’ve got a life to lead—you don’t need foot pain slowing you down. Whether you’re headed to your day job, chasing kiddos through the house, walking your dog, or hiking the foothills, you need footwear that not only can keep up, it can relieve pain.
  • Hammer Toes

    You probably suffer from frequent foot pain and other related problems like bunions and corns if you have hammer toes or mallet toes. But here’s good news: you can beat these conditions and look fabulous while doing it—all thanks to KURUs’ collection of stylish shoes that are specially designed for people with hammer toes.
  • Heel Pain

    Heel pain is a generic term for any pain you feel in, you guessed it, your heel. While it may be easy to determine your pain is in your heel, there can be a wide variety of causes, and treatment differs depending on the source.If you’re wondering, “why does my heel hurt?” the most common source of heel pain is plantar fasciitis. Your plantar fascia runs beneath the length of your foot, and when it gets inflamed or damaged you may start to feel a sharp, stabbing pain in heel of foot. Plantar fasciitis is very common among runners and those who work on their feet, or anyone who suddenly ramps up their level of physical activity.
  • Heel Spurs

    If you have heel pain, you know how much it can hold you back. Heel spurs often present alongside heel pain, so you may be wondering how to find the best shoes for a bone spur on your heel. While a growth of extra bone on your heel sounds like it would be painful, the truth is that the spur itself is rarely the cause of the pain.
  • High Arches

    Let’s tell a familiar tale. You’re about to try on the 5th pair of shoes that have claimed to be high arch shoes. You are cautiously optimistic. But as soon as you stand up, you find that these “good shoes for high arches” don’t even scratch the surface—of your sole. Our poor arch stays suspended in the air while the balls and heels of your feet are as cushioned as can be.
  • Hip Pain

    Anyone with hip pain can attest to the challenge of finding comfortable yet fashionable shoes. Stilettos and high heels continue to be popular women’s shoe options, while stiff sneakers and low-heel boots are the height of fashion for men’s shoes.
  • Knee Pain

    Knees are a pretty incredible joint. The knee is the largest joint in the human body and takes huge forces of impact on a daily basis. We need our knees for all types of movement, from sitting and standing to walking and running.
  • Leg Pain

    Leg pain can have a wide variety of causes, so the best shoes for leg pain will depend on what is causing your pain. Your legs support you when you stand and carry you when you walk, run, jump or dance—and that repetitive stress and trauma can cause injuries that lead to pain. Leg pain may also be caused by a medical condition or chronic illness.
  • Metatarsalgia

    Our feet absorb a lot of impact on a daily basis. In fact, our feet can withstand 2–6 times our body weight from simply walking. It’s no wonder the balls of our feet can start to hurt!
  • Morton’s Neuroma

    If you have Morton’s neuroma, you know all about that tingling, pebble-in-your shoe feel. The last thing you need is a shoe making it worse.

Three Layers of Support

At KURU, we pride ourselves on our unique approach to shoe design. We believe that shoes should be shaped to fit the natural contours of your feet, which is why we create every pair in three distinct support layers, not just an insole.

Our revolutionary ergonomic design starts with a curved footbed and adds unparalleled triple-layer support that includes shock-absorbing KURUCLOUD, heel-cupping KURUSOLE, and arch-supporting ULTIMATE INSOLES. The result? Shoes that are so comfortable you’ll stop thinking about your feet.
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LOVE my shoes! As a senior adult woman, I was dismayed when I was unable do walk due to heel pain. Found Kuru shoes after an online search and decided to try them. Am I glad I did!! They are light yet sturdy…functional yet nice-looking…and best of all, the unique Kuru heel support works so very well for a hurting heel! The heel pain is slowly improving…my Kuru shoes have definitely assisted in recovering and helping support my foot as I go through the day and also slowly build up a walking routine! I usually wear ab7.5 in women’s shoes, 8 in athletic shoes. Ordered an 8 and it fit perfectly! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, good Kuru people!!

Kimberly B.

I always purchase Kinetics! Being a senior I no longer skid. Prior to purchasing Kintics I could not find a comfortable pair of shoes that give me arch support and no pronating.


I am a senior citizen who values staying in shape; it is an important aspect of good health. Plantar Fasciitis was keeping me from an active workout; soreness across the ball of my foot complicated by heel discomfort. And, while ice and stretching helps I needed a shoe that would ‘protect and support’ my foot enabling me to achieve a high level of activity. My KURU Quantum’s came to my rescue providing the structure I need and the comfort I desire. The gym is a pleasure again!

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