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1. (WO2010068719) FOOTWEAR INSOLE FOR HIGH HEEL SHOES
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What Is Claimed Is:

1. A removable insole for high heel shoes, comprising: a base layer comprising a heel region, an arch region and a forefoot region; and a raised portion substantially in the arch region configured to support the plantar fascia of a foot when the foot is inserted in a high heel shoe in contact with the insole.

2. The insole of claim 1 wherein the raised portion is configured to support the plantar fascia distal to the calcaneus of the foot.

3. The insole of claim 1 wherein the raised portion is configured substantially centrally between the medial and lateral arch of a foot when the foot is in contact with the insole.

4. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the insole is a non-planar structure.

5. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the base layer comprises polyurethane gel.

6. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the base layer comprises an SEBS gel.

7. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the raised portion comprises polyurethane gel.

8. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the raised portion comprises SEBS gel.

9. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the raised portion comprises a material having a softer durometer than the base layer.

10. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer between about 58 and about 74.

11. The insole of claim 10, wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 (.urometer of about 66.

12. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 (.urometer between about 22 to about 38

13. The insole of claim 12, wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer of about 30.

14. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the raised portion is configured to lengthen the heel platform of the shoe.

15. The insole of claim 1 , wherein the base layer includes an indent in the heel region.

16. A high heel shoe comprising an insole comprising: a base layer comprising a heel region, an arch region and a forefoot region; and a raised portion substantially in the arch region configured to support the plantar fascia of a foot when the foot is inserted in a high heel shoe.

17. The high heel shoe of claim 16, wherein the insole is a removable insole.

18. The high heel shoe of claim 16, wherein the insole is integrated into the shoe.

19. A method for increasing comfort in high heel shoes, the method comprising incorporating in the high heel shoe an insole comprising a base layer comprising a heel region, an arch region and a forefoot region and a raised portion substantially in the arch region configured to support the plantar fascia of a foot when the foot is inserted in a high heel shoe.

20. The method of claim 19, wherein the insole is a removable insole.

21. The method of claim 19, wherein the insole is integrated into the shoe.

22. The method of claim 19, wherein the base layer comprises polyurethane gel.

23. The method of claim 19, wherein the base layer comprises an SEBS gel.

24. The method of claim 19, wherein the raised portion comprises polyurethane gel.

25. The method of claim 19, wherein the raised portion comprises SEBS gel.

26. The method of claim 19, wherein the raised portion comprises a material having a softer durometer than the base layer.

27. The method of claim 19, wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer between about 58 and about 74.

28. The method of claim 19, wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer of about 66.

29. The method of claim 19, wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer between about 22 to about 38

30. The method of claim 19, wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer of about 30.

31. A method for increasing stability during heel strike when walking in high heel shoes, the method comprising incorporating in the high heel shoe an insole comprising a base layer comprising a heel region, an arch region and a forefoot region and a raised portion substantially in the arch region configured to support the plantar fascia of a foot when the foot is inserted in a high heel shoe.

32. The method of claim 31 , wherein the insole is a removable insole.

33. The method of claim 31 , wherein the insole is integrated into the shoe.

34. The method of claim 31 , wherein the base layer comprises polyurethane gel.

35. The method of claim 31 , wherein the base layer comprises an SEBS gel.

36. The method of claim 31 , wherein the raised portion comprises polyurethane gel.

37. The method of claim 31, wherein the raised portion comprises SEBS gel.

38. The method of claim 31 , wherein the raised portion comprises a material having a softer durometer than the base layer.

39. The method of claim 31 , wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer between about 58 and about 74.

40. The method of claim 39, wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer of about 66.

41. The method of claim 31 , wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer between about 22 to about 38

42. The method of claim 41 , wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer of about 30.

43. A method for increasing stability of landing of a foot when walking in a high heel shoe, the method comprising incorporating in the high heel shoe an insole comprising a base layer comprising a heel region, an arch region and a forefoot region and a raised portion substantially in the arch region configured to support the plantar fascia of a foot when the foot is inserted in a high heel shoe, whereby the raised portion lengthens a heel platform thereby increasing the stability of the landing of the foot.

44. The method of claim 43, wherein the insole is a removable insole.

45. The method of claim 43 wherein the insole is integrated into the shoe.

46. The method of claim 43, wherein the base layer comprises polyurethane gel.

47. The method of claim 43, wherein the base layer comprises an SEBS gel.

48. The method of claim 43, wherein the raised portion comprises polyurethane gel.

49. The method of claim 43, wherein the raised portion comprises SEBS gel.

50. The method of claim 43, wherein the raised portion comprises a material having a softer durometer than the base layer.

51. The method of claim 43, wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer between about 58 and about 74.

52. The method of claim 51 wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer of about 66.

53. The method of claim 43, wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer between about 22 to about 38

54. The method of claim 53 wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer of about 30.

55. A method for reducing pressure exerted on a forefoot when in high heel shoes, the method comprising incorporating in the high heel shoe an insole comprising a base layer comprising a heel region, an arch region and a forefoot region and a raised portion substantially in the arch region configured to support the plantar fascia of a foot when the foot is inserted in a high heel shoe shifting body weight back to the heel by the raised portion, thereby reducing pressure in the forefoot.

56. The method of claim 55, wherein the insole is a removable insole.

57. The method of claim 55, wherein the insole is integrated into the shoe.

58. The method of claim 55, wherein the base layer comprises polyurethane gel.

59. The method of claim 55, wherein the base layer comprises an SEBS gel.

60. The method of claim 55, wherein the raised portion comprises polyurethane gel.

61. The method of claim 55, wherein the raised portion comprises SEBS gel.

62. The method of claim 55, wherein the raised portion comprises a material having a softer durometer than the base layer.

63. The method of claim 55, wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 (.urometer between about 58 and about 74.

64. The method of claim 63, wherein the base layer has a Shore 000 durometer of about 66.

65. The method of claim 55, wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer between about 22 to about 38

66. The method of claim 65, wherein the raised portion has a Shore 000 durometer of about 30.