A good pair of orthopedic shoes have features that provide comfort and support. There are a number of features to look for when buying a orthopedic shoes - good arch support, wide toe box, extra depth, modest heels, breathable fabric, and moisture-wicking lining - just to name a few. But most importantly, shoes must be the right size and shape for your feet. Below is an image showing various layers that make up a great orthopedic shoe; keep in mind that not all orthopedic shoes will have all of the layers shown. In fact, some brands offer their own comparable features.