heel counter


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a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot

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The shoe features a turquoiseEVA strip above the BOOST heel counter and the adidas three stripes in white.
The patient should avoid footwear with a rigid heel counter and use accommodative padding.
In general, the best shoes are well cushioned and have a leather upper, stiff heel counter and flexible area at the ball of the foot," advises Zong.
Look for a rigid heel counter, which helps control the movement of the foot and heel joints.
Your foot should be held in place by a firm heel counter.
Or perhaps a particular shoe affords excellent flexibility at the balls of the feet, yet rates poorly in terms of a firm heel counter.
With a soft sheepskin heel counter and moisture-wicking Dri-lex[R] sockliner, this sneaker showcases classic comfort and understated style.
Shoes should support the arch and have a firm heel counter so the heel does not slip around in the shoe.
The rest of the shoe has also been hit with color as green covers the side panel cages and inner liner, and purple and blue land on the heel counter.
Note that the shoe's heel counter doesn't necessarily control rearfoot motion, as is often assumed.
In addition, apply both downward medial and lateral forces to the upper aspect over the heel counter to check for height loss.
2, A tall heel counter (the bit of the shoe that surrounds the heel) which grasps the heel at the back and sides and complements the shape of the heel.
All of Ryka's women's shoe designs, of full grain Napa leather, include support pieces on the medial and lateral sides of the forefoot and a molded heel counter for a good fit.
Stability and comfort is enhanced with reinforcements to the external heel counter and outsole.
The Curry Two's external heel counter also locks in the foot and eliminates sliding for a secure fit.