Adela 2

Colour: Black, SKU: 121761

Was: $129.99 Sale: $100.00

Comfortable 'Mary Jane' style with cushioning, support and durability.

'Sports Shoes in Disguise'

Australasian Podiatry Council (APodC) and Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Endorsed

Endorsements

  • Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Endorsement
  • Australian Podiatry Association (APodA) Endorsement

Cushioning

  • Arch Support Insole (EVA)

    Benefit: Arch support and pronation control. Removable, making the shoe suitable for orthotics. Also promotes airflow under the foot during activity.

    What is it: EVA foam formed to cup around the heel and under the arch. Holes distributed from the forefoot and around the arch, combined with channels moulded into the bottom of the insole promote airflow.

    Where is it: Inside the shoe, directly under the foot.

  • EVA

    Benefit: Soft, lightweight cushioning that absorbs impact shock.

    What is it: ethylene-vinyl acetate

    Where is it: The midsole of the shoe, which is the part under the foot, between the outsole and the upper.

  • INSULON®

    Benefit: Cushions and absorbs shock that over time causes bone and muscle trauma.

    What is it: Specially formulated long lasting, soft foam material

    Where is it: Typically placed within the midsole of the shoe underneath the foot, in the heel and forefoot areas.

Stability

  • Heel Stabiliser

    Benefit: Additional heel stability and ‘hold’ around the base of the heel. The Scholar style has an extended heel stabilizer, providing additional medial stability for over-pronators.

    What is it: A hardened thermoplastic urethane moulded wedge.

    Where is it: Wraps around the base of the upper at the heel, between the upper and the midsole. The flange extends under the thermoplastic heel counter, holding it in place.

  • Nylon Shank

    Benefit: Supports the arch area of the foot, and prevents the shoe from bending in the wrong place (in the middle of the shoe). The shoe should naturally bend across the joints in the forefoot region.

    What is it: A hardened nylon piece.

    Where is it: Placed internally (in the sole) in the arch area of the shoe.

  • Thermoplastic Heel Counter

    Benefit: Supports the ankle and holds the heel firmly in place, providing excellent stability when the foot first strikes the ground. A firm heel counter is essential for fundamental support and stability.

    What is it: Rigid plastic material that is shaped to match the contours of your heel.

    Where is it: Inside the upper part of the shoe, surrounding the back and sides of the heel.

Upper

  • Calf Leather

    Benefit: Soft and pliable, becoming richer and deeper with wear, molding and adapting to your foot like no other material. Resistant to high temperatures, resistant to tearing, cracking, and peeling. It’s naturally insulating, but also breathable.

    What is it: Natural full grain calf hide, tanned and dyed through with authentic techniques. This is the premium grade of leather.

    Where is it: On the upper

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