Sorbothane is the brand name of a synthetic viscoelastic urethane polymer, which is used as a shock absorber and vibration damper.
This polymer is is manufactured by Sorbothane and has many uses.
One of these main uses is in insoles and heel pads to absorb impacts during sports.
Sorbothane is an effective product to help alleviate the symptoms of plantar fasciitis and provide protection against lower limb injuries caused by repetitive motion during games.
Because of its unique ability to dramatically diminish shock waves and maintain its shape under stress, Sorbothane has shown promise in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis.