Tender Calf Muscles


How it feels

This discomfort spans the gamut from just feeling tired to painful cramps.  The muscles may feel stiff and weak, and the discomfort may worsen during the course of the day. 

Common Causes   •   •   •   •   •   •   •   •   •   •   •   •   •

Most often, the reason for your discomfort is that your muscles are always tight.  Over 80% of the population hyperpronate. We estimate that over 60% of hyperpronators are to various degrees trying to undo the discomfort of hyperpronation by muscularly bracing against it.  If you are in this group, you are trying to balance your feet by using muscles in your legs.  At the end of the day, they become tired just like any other muscle would if used all day.  If your posture is bad, you use extra muscle power to stabilize your body.


People who hyperpronate and have a forward leaning posture usually keep their Tibialis Anterior and Gastroc muscles busy all the time.

How to eliminate the pain

Improving posture is the most significant factor in reducing discomfort from tired, sore calf muscles.  Restoring an upright posture (not forward leaning) will allow your postural muscles to relax more when standing and walking.  Poor posture causes most people to lean forward so a number of your muscles tense up to prevent a fall.   Reducing hyperpronation causes a posterior (to the back) postural shift so your center of mass is more balanced over your feet which helps distribute your weight more evenly between the fore- and rear foot.  Posture Control Insoles® stimulate the correct muscles to stabilize your feet - the muscles that were intended to do so. 





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If you hyperpronate, your arches drop from non-weight bearing (sitting with your feet on the ground) to weight bearing (standing).  When your arches drop, your ankles roll in and your heels lean in (evert) as illustrated in the picture.  Even a small amount of hyperpronation can cause sore calf muscles.


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The Solution - Posture Control Insoles®

Posture Control Insoles® do something no other orthotics can do:  Posture Control Insoles® are the only foot orthotics that naturally reduce hyperpronation by using your own muscles. Instead of weakening your feet with arch supports, you build strength through natural motion.  

Even if you feel like your ankles are weak or lean out (supinate), chances are that your feet hyperpronate once your heels lift off the ground.  Posture Control Insoles® will naturally restore your foot function and posture by giving your feet - and your brain - a true read of the ground so your muscles can keep your feet and body balanced.  That's why Posture Control Insoles® work for so many different pain symptoms including sore, tired calf muscles.

The insoles are guaranteed to work for you.  Trim and wear them for 90 days.  If they do not relieve your symptoms to your satisfaction, you may return them for a full refund including shipping and handling charges.  You can also call us - We'll be glad to help you troubleshoot. 


"Normalize Your Feet"



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Getting Started

The ordering process is simple.  Two quick evaluations will tell you exactly what Posture Control Insoles® to buy. 

  • Check your shoe wear pattern

  • Check your foot mechanics

We'll show you exactly how.  Click to proceed with your "2 minute evaluation".

Would you rather just test them in your shoes?  You'll have what you need with the Perfect Fit™ package giving you both the 3.5 mm and the 6.0 mm pair - the second pair at a 40% discount. 

Relief in just a few days: Start by choosing Gender and Size.

*Choose#1 (low) Arch for flat feet and mild Plantar Fasciitis.  Choose #2 (high) Arch for severe Plantar Fasciitis. Otherwise choose NO arch support.

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$70.00 + S&H


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