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Archies Flip Flops and the initial feeling of the arch supportUpdated 9 months ago

Are Archies Flip Flops instantly comfortable for everyone?

Most people find Archies Flip Flops to be instantly and unbelievably comfortable. However, for some people, getting used to the support can take some time and may even cause some soreness. Archies Arch Support Flip Flops have more than 70,000 reviews and are stocked in over 4000 health practices and shoe stores worldwide, we can say fairly confidently that your feet will love the arch support!

Will I get used to the feeling of the arch support?

Yes, after several days of wear, the flip flops will gradually mold to the shape of your foot and become much more comfortable. Similar to when someone first starts wearing orthotics, it is common for users to feel some initial soreness as their feet adjust to having an arch underneath them and having their posture re-corrected.

What can I do if my Archies Flip Flops are not instantly comfortable?

We recommend only wearing them for 20 minutes a day for the first few days. This will allow the footbed to gradually mold your feet and give your feet time to adapt to the support with minimal discomfort. 

Is there a guarantee for the comfort of Archies Flip Flops?

A: Yes, there is a 60-Day Comfort Guarantee in which you can wear them in over 60 days and if you are still not 100% satisfied, then you can still send them back for a product refund, even though they have been worn. (for all refunds, no matter the condition, it's a product refund less the return postage cost.)

What if I feel pain instead of discomfort when wearing Archies Flip Flops?

We do NOT advise any customers to 'push through' actual pain. If any soreness or pain continues to persist, then please contact your health care professional.

What if wearing flip flops is not working?

The other solution is to heat mould them, which can normally instantly fix the issue and can be done in a matter of minutes. Instructions on how to heat mould your Archies Flip Flops can be found on our website. Heat moulding does not affect your ability to get a refund.

Or you can find them here: How to heat mould

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

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