heel base

heel base

width of outsole at the heel of a shoe
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choose a shoe with a wide heel base, or a wedge heel, to reduce the load under the front of your foot;
Cocorose London pairs are designed for comfort, with orthopedic double cushioning on the front sole and heel base.
The three participants, aged between 51 and 65 yr (Table 2), were enthusiastic about the project and brought some shoes with challenging heels, for example, a set-back heel or a narrow, tapered-down base, ending in a heel base of support of roughly 1 [cm.
Party on: Rather than pencil-thin heels that make you wobble, stick to a wide heel base and keep a pair of flat ballet pumps hidden in your bag for the journey home.
The instep is 3-4mm lower than a normal skate with a thinner heel base and a higher cuff to accommodate a man's calf muscles, which are shorter than a woman's.
If a high heel is necessary look for a wide heel base that provides greater stability and support than stiletto or spike heels.
It is a simple new technique consisting of installing into the heel base of the finished shoe sole, or into the heel, permanently affixed an attachment to the heel base or to the heel itself.
Without a strong heel base like humans have, she would have landed on the outside of her foot, causing her shin, knee and thigh bones to twist inwards and she strode.