Back pain solved with cowboy boots?

Can your back pain actually be solved with cowboy boots? Here's what to look for in a pair of boots to help solve your back pain.

Essential Features for Back-Supportive Cowboy Boots:

  • 00:00 — Introduction
  • 00:46 — Heel Height
  • 01:20 — Arch Support
  • 01:51 — Heel Counter
  • 02:19 — Toe Space
  • 02:48 — Impact Dissipation
  • 04:24 — Recap

Heel Height

Ideal cowboy boots should have about an inch and a half of heel lift. This moderate height aids in compensating for any lack of motion in the ankle, offering more stability while walking, rather than opting for a super high heel or a flat, zero-drop heel.

Arch Support

A slight heel lift allows the boot to naturally cradle your foot's arch, providing essential support, especially for those with flat feet. Opt for boots with built-in comfort insoles or ones that have been shaped for extra arch support.

Heel Counter

A sturdy vegetable-tanned leather heel counter molds to your heel over time, ensuring stability and preventing your foot from moving inside the boot. This is preferable over plastic counterparts.

Toe Box Space

Ensure the boot's toe box is wide enough to allow your toes to rest comfortably side by side without overlapping. This facilitates minor adjustments and corrections while walking, enhancing stability.

Impact Dissipation

Walking on hard surfaces can transfer shock to your knees and lower back. Look for boots with a quality comfort insole, which incorporates materials that dissipate impact without sacrificing the boot's structural integrity.


Remember, switching to a supportive pair of cowboy boots won't instantly cure back pain but can make a considerable difference over time. Many customers, including myself, have found relief and joy in wearing boots again, proving that the right pair can indeed be a step in the right direction towards mitigating back pain.