Men’s Shoes for Back Pain

Your Shoes Could Be Affecting Your Back Pain

Having comfortable footwear is vital to a healthy anatomy, and quality, well-fitted shoes are critical to your overall health. Poorly fitted shoes can cause damage to your health, in fact, footwear is the only item of clothing that can be bad for your health. If you suffer from back pain, you require both quality shoes and ones that are well fitted too.

Find out more about how shoes can affect your back here.

What to look for

Arch support

Heel support

Shock Absorbant



Leather or soft fabric upper

What to avoid

Completely flat shoes

Hard or stiff upper


Rigid sole unit

No arch support

Thin sole unit

Our Top Men’s Shoes for Back Pain

1. Skechers Equal Trail Tex £79

Best trainers for back pain

Skechers Equal Trail Tex Relaxed Fit Trainers

Lightweight and sporty, our collection of men’s Skechers are ideal for those who suffer from back pain. Built on lightweight sole units and featuring mesh fabric uppers, these men’s trainers are one of the best styles for the season.

2. ECCO Citytray £130

Best smart shoes for back pain

ECCO Citytray Men's Smart Shoes for Back Pain

Renowned for their use of performance technology and premium materials, ECCO Shoes are highly sought after and worth every penny. These men’s smart shoes feature a breathable leather upper to help keep feet cool and comfortable. The direct injection PU sole unit is lightweight and offers unbeatable support.

3. IMAC Sherman Tex £79.99

Best walking shoes for back pain

IMAC Sherman Tex Walking Shoes for Back Pain

The IMAC Sherman Tex is a superb waterproof option for men’s shoes for back pain. The leather upper is pliable and will gently adapt to the unique shape of your feet to offer unparalleled comfort. IMAC have used their waterproof TEX technology which is guaranteed to keep feet dry and the breathable membrane helps to maintain a comfortable interior climate. The lightweight sole unit is made from direct injection polyurethane which is the best sole construction for those who suffer from back pain.

4. ECCO Exostride Men’s GTX £130

Best waterproof shoes for back pain

ECCO Exostride Mens Gore Tex Waterproof Shoes

If you’d prefer to enjoy your natural surroundings, then a high-quality pair of men’s walking shoes are a must. These high-performance ECCO Gore-Tex shoes are ideal thanks to the lightweight PU sole unit. The leather upper features a padded bellows tongue to ensure a higher level of waterproofing and comfort. The cushioned collar and the anatomically contoured footbed provide superior comfort and support.

5. Rieker Antonvels £77

Best Velcro shoes for back pain

Rieker 05350-00 Men's Velcro Shoes for Back Pain

If you are looking for exceptionally comfortable and lightweight shoes, then these Rieker shoes are perfect because they have a lightweight stitch construction sole unit. Most importantly, the soft leather upper will gently mould to the shape of your feet and the breathable material helps feet stay cool and comfortable.

6. Walk in the City Nobley Fur £54

Best slippers for back pain

Men's House Shoes Slippers for Back Pain

These slippers have been designed with your comfort and wellness in mind. The men’s slippers feature a cosy faux fur lining and stitch construction sole unit. The nubuck leather upper and padded insole offers incredible comfort whilst the sole unit is lightweight and flexible.

Begg Shoes are certified by The Society of Shoe Fitters, and we have over 150 years worth of knowledge and experience in shoe fitting. The advice above is intended to help those who suffer from back pain, rather than to offer medical advice. Please contact your local GP or health services if you are seeking medical advice on back pain or issues.