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There are over 500 shoes in a running shoe store! Let our team work out what is the best shoe for your needs. Fashion footwear is our forteā€¦.. no need for ugly, orthopaedic, clumsy looking dress, fashion or coprate shoes. Working in the heart of the Sydney CBD we know fashion footwear. Bring your shoes and let us help you. Click here for more information.


Athletic footwear

The athletic shoe is commercially available in many styles, designs and colours. In fact there are over 400 different footwear models available to the consumer. How do you know what shoe is best suited to your feet, running style, or injury? Our team has vast experience in footwear prescription.

Dr Michael Kinchington PhD has developed the innovative footwear app Shoe Buddy The App provides current information on a range of running shoes and allows you to scan your foot, enabling Shoe Buddy to determine the correct shoe for you based upon your weight bearing foot shape.

The Centre obtains regular briefs from all the athletic footwear companies and liaises closely with specialty running shoe stores. Furthermore, podiatrists within the practice are involved in post graduate footwear related research.

Let our team to prescribe the shoe for you, provide a list of suitable models matched to foot type, and a shoe matched to your lower limb kinematics, injury history and body shape.

Footwear Tips for shoe selection & use

  • Purchase footwear at the end of the day, or following a strenuous workout to allow for foot-ankle swelling.
  • Purchase footwear from a reputable sport shoe provider.
  • Footwear models & designs change frequently, therefore consult a qualified podiatrist to determine the correct shoe style
  • The life of a shoe ranges from 300km to 900km dependent upon body weight, activity, injury and purpose of the shoe
  • Shoe specificity for your individual mechanics & comfort is possible by a simple analysis of foot type, injury, & gait.