If you are overweight arch supports will help reduce the extra pressure which is being put on your feet. When arch supports are used the foot will not twist out at the ankle, but will strike the ground normally.Your pain will be greatly reduced or eliminated as your arch supports assist the muscles, tendons and bones in your feet to function at their optimum level. Arch supports ensure even weight distribution, which takes the pressure off tender areas like the ball of the foot. Arch supports are also beneficial to people with high arches who may have pain from walking or running in shoes without arch supports. Arch supportscan help eliminate posture problems, each bone, joint and muscle which makes up the arch will be supported.