Is a Stability/Motion Control Shoe Right for You?

Having the right shoes on your feet can make all the difference, and this doesn’t only apply to runners. People who spend a lot of time on their feet and don’t have proper support from their shoes can experience issues in posture, pain, and discomfort over time. So how do you know if a stability or motion control shoe is right for you? 

Stability Shoes

Stability shoes are great for people who have flat feet or over-pronate*. They are designed to correct this by having extra support in the midsole, or arch area, in order to help keep your foot in a neutral position. Stability shoes have a little more weight to them than neutral shoes, but the support makes all the difference.

Motion Control Shoes

Similar to Stability shoes, motion control shoes have extra support, except they are designed for people who severely overpronate. The added support of a motion control shoe is in the arch and heel area in order to limit excessive foot motion, and overall the shoe will be more durable and stiffer than a stability or neutral shoe.

What Shoe is Right for You?

There are a few ways to tell if you overpronate or under-pronate, which can help you determine a shoe that will work best for you. One of the easiest ways to tell if you require more stability and support in your shoes is by checking the wear on the bottom of your current shoes. If there is a lot of wear on the inner side of the shoe, you probably overpronate. If you see more wear on the outer edge, it’s likely you under-pronate.

*It’s important to know that pronation is a natural motion of the foot, and how they move fall on a spectrum. If the wear on your shoes is severe in certain areas, you could likely benefit from having more stability from a motion control shoe.

Matrix 2020 Shoe

The matrix 2020 has the patented Xelero technology that can help common foot-related issues including knee and ankle pain, plantar fasciitis and metatarsalgia. The Custom Fit System (CFS) in this shoe allows for a perfect fit along with extra depth to accommodate a custom orthotic. Features such as the soft gel pads, a firmer propulsion element and control plate, as well as the durable soft suede leather and breathable mesh will provide you with the stability you need and an exciting new modern look.

Choose the right Stability/Motion Control Shoe from Xelero’s Extensive line

While the Matrix 2020 is a great option, there’s plenty more you can choose from! Xelero technology uniquely helps both overpronation and under-pronation foot types. The internal propulsion element cradles the rear foot into a neutral position helping to guide the foot into a level gait pattern. With Xelero motion control shoes, you will walk easier and stay on your feet longer with less pain, whether that means helping you live a healthier and more active lifestyle, or getting you back training quicker while overcoming an injury.

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The Perfect Fit

Xelero Shoes is dedicated to helping you find the Perfect Fitting shoe. Our Therapeutic shoes are designed to accommodate a wide range of common foot issues. Available for Men and Women in Sizes: 6 to 14 and Widths: Medium to 6E, extra depth, with removal inserts for Custom Orthotics and AFO’s.

We have taken all the worry out of ordering shoes on-line. With Our Free Exchange and First Return on Us Policy, you may return or exchange any purchased shoe within 30 days, at no cost*. Final sale items are not returnable.

How to Break-in New Shoes

To help determine if the shoe is the perfect fit, we recommend you wear the shoe for 1 hour in the morning and late afternoon, on a clean dry surface. The shoes need to be in New condition when returned, shoes that are worn or scuffed are not returnable. So, take a couple of days to try them on and walk on a clean surface to make sure they fit properly.

What are Shoe Spacers?

Therapeutic shoes often include several inserts. In addition to the main insert with arch support, there are flat foam inserts called Spacers. The foam spacers allow you to adjust the fit of each shoe. Want a snugger fit (add a spacer), need more room (remove a spacer) for the perfect fit.

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Need a different Size or Style:

  • Send an email to: Xeleroshoes.com with your exchange request or
  • Call: Customer Service at (866) 969-3338 to discuss your options with a Specialist or
  • Visit: www.xeleroshoes.com to view our selection of Comfort Shoes and send us an inquiry.

First Return on Us and Refund Policy

Return unworn shoes within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Shoes must be completely clean on top, bottom, and show no indication of wear. Return shoes in their original shoe box with all shoe inserts, and shoe packing material using the pre-paid return label. We will issue a full refund when the shoes are received. An email will be sent confirming a refund has been processed. Please allow 10-14 days for processing. Please allow 7-10 days for processing.

*The first return is on us! *Any consecutive order returns the return shipping will be the responsibility of the purchaser. Returns received after 31 days will receive a 50% refund. Returns received after 45 days will not receive any refund. (Return window is calculated from the date of the delivery to you, to the date UPS scans the package for the return – transit times do not count in the 30 days.) We are sorry we cannot accept back worn shoes, and if returned, there will be no refund. Final Sale Items are not returnable.

Easy Return

  1. Place Packing slip inside original shoe box.
  2. Place shoes and shoe inserts back into the original Shoe Box. (Do NOT Write-on or Adhere Tape to Shoe Box)
  3. Place Shoe Box inside any shipping box.
  4. Place Pre-paid UPS Return Label on the outside of box.
  5. Take the box to any UPS or Pack-N-Ship location.