Magsteps, the original Nikken magnetic insoles, were the very first product that Nikken had when they started out in Japan in March of 1975 and they have been offering them ever since. Many companies have tried to duplicate what Nikken has created with the Magsteps. Only one other magnetic insole comes close to them, and maybe surpasses them, and that’s Nikken’s new mSteps and mStrides.
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What’s New with Nikken Magnetic Insoles
NEW: March 2015 Introducing Nikken’s new Kenko mSteps magnetic insoles. These new magnetic insoles incorporate the same DynaFlux magnetic technology used in the Kenko PowerChip and that was first brought to the magnetic insoles with the mStrides several months ago. I think the DynaFlux magnets are the best thing that Nikken has ever done with magnets and I’m very excited to start hearing the testimonials that people will have with these new magnetic insoles.
Here is what John from Virginia said to me in an email after he received his mStrides a few weeks ago: “I have worn them two days and they are great…I am sure I will be contacting you in the future for another pair.”
Why these magnetic insoles?
Some companies have tried to compete by offering magnetic insoles with a handful of magnets around the outside edge and maybe a few in the center. They create an uneven magnetic field. Nikken’s magnetic insoles, the mSteps, mStrides and Magsteps provide an even magnetic coverage across the entire surface of the insole.
Here’s what Nikken says about their magnetic insoles:
When your feet hurt, your whole body knows it. But you can be relaxed and comfortable even if you’re on your toes all day, thanks to Nikken insoles.
Nikken introduced the original Magsteps® in 1975 — the company’s first product. The textured surface was inspired by the pebbles found underfoot in Japanese public baths, known to produce a stimulating and energizing sensation. In the insoles, this was combined with magnetic technology, another ancient principle. Today Magsteps® are in shoes all over the world.
I think the mSteps and mStrides are are going to be even more popular and beneficial.
Can magnetic insoles really help?
Yes they can. As Nikken’s description said, when you feet hurt, your whole body knows it.
Have you heard of reflexology? In reflexology they have mapped all of the parts of the body onto the bottom of the foot. When you go to a reflexologist for a treatment, they will work on areas of your feet to address anything that you have going on. Headaches, sinus problems, aches and pains, it’s all right there on the bottom of your feet.
When you wear Nikken magnetic insoles in your shoes, the magnetic fields from those insoles will stimulate all of those points. If those insoles have bumps, like the Magsteps, then your feet are stimulated physically as well as energetically.
I won’t go so far as to say that wearing Nikken insoles is the same as reflexology, but some of the benefits are similar.
Check out the testimonials for Nikken’s magnetic insoles.
Three Types of Magnetic Insoles
Nikken insoles come in three varieties. MagSteps are a thin magnetic insole that fits easily into your shoes. When you get these magnetic insoles, you will find that one side has bumps and the other does not. I found the bumps on my Magsteps to be uncomfortable while walking at first so I just flipped them over to the smooth side. After wearing them for a year ( I’ve heard from some people whose MagSteps insoles lasted them 10 years! ) I decided to try the bumps again and my feet handled them fine. I used the Magsteps since 2006 and was only on my second pair when I decided to switch to the mSteps insoles.
The mStrides are thicker than the Magsteps to provide more cushion and have replaced the old Magstrides. These insoles use the Dynaflux magnetic nodes and create a bigger magnetic field that penetrates your feet much deeper than the magnets in the Magsteps.
Note* the mStrides are also available as part of the Vital Day Pack.
The new mSteps are thin insoles similar to the Magsteps but with much smaller bumps. They use the same Dynaflux magnetic nodes as the mStrides. I have switched from wearing the Magsteps to the mSteps and I really like them. I expect that the Magsteps will eventually be discontinued in favor of these new mSteps magnetic insoles.
How to Order the Nikken Magnetic Insoles
To order any of the Nikken magnetic insoles, just click on one of the pictures above or anywhere on this page and you will be taken to the Nikken website to get prices, additional documentation and to order. The new mStrides are also part of the Vital Day Pack that you can see here.
The sizes for the magnetic insoles: small is for shoes from size 5 up to size 9 and large is for shoes from size 7 up to size 12. In most cases, small is for women’s shoes and large are for men’s shoes.
People often ask if magnetic insoles work and what they do. What I can tell you is that my feet feel great when my mSteps are in my shoes and I notice when they are missing. The best response I get from my customers who are using any of these magnetic insoles is that their feet feel good. That’s all that matters to me. Check with your doctor if you have an implanted device, like a pacemaker, before using Nikken insoles or any other magnetic product.
Need more information? The brochure and quick reference sheets are available on the Nikken ordering website. Just click on the images of the magnetic insoles above and you will be taken there.
As an independent Nikken wellness consultant I do not represent or speak for Nikken. The content of this website represents my opinion based on my use of MagSteps or those of my customers who are using them. Also, none of these statements have been reviewed or approved by the FDA. I am a massage therapist and therefore unable to diagnose, treat, or prescribe specific products for specific conditions. With that said, I don’t leave home without my Nikken magnetic insoles in my shoes. I use the MagSteps.