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School Shoes For Term 4
Sep 22, 2021
With only one term left of the school year (and a short one for most), school shoes are squeezed for every last ounce of wear they might have left so that we're not left buying new ones with the holidays looming. For the shoes that just won't mak...
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The Best Recovery For Triathletes
Sep 14, 2021
Written by Podiatrist & Triathlete Emily Donker Triathlons are physically and mentally demanding, and training for three different disciplines requires a significant time investment. Many recreational athletes will spend a minimum of 8-15hrs...
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What's The Difference in Safety Boot Soles In Australia?
Sep 03, 2021
Written by Ascent Representative Chris L.  I am not going to get all technical on you in this blog post. I just want to give you some tips on work boots which some people don't know. Safety footwear in Australia has to meet the Australian safety...
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What is adaptive footwear?
Aug 19, 2021
Adaptive styles of clothing and footwear, whilst not a new concept, are steadily becoming more commonplace as companies take proactive steps to be more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities. Footwear can be difficult at the best o...
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What Dad Really Wants This Father's Day
Aug 16, 2021
Dads, Step-Dads, Grandads and Dads-to-be are complex creatures when it comes to giving them gifts. They want something that makes them feel good and that they can use! Cue comfortable footwear; the present they won't be expecting but sure will ma...
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Arch Support At Home
Aug 13, 2021
More and more people are making the switch to working from home, swapping their office attire for more relaxed options.  But with this switch to no shoes or simple slippers, your feet are missing out on the benefits that well-structured footwear ...
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Tradies National Health Month 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Tradies National Health Month is here and the perfect time to raise awareness for tradie health in the community and on job sites.  3 in 5 workplace injuries are by tradespeople and 60% of tradies often feel the strain of being on their feet all ...
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Shoes Designed For Diabetics
Jul 29, 2021
Complications of diabetes can range from the loss of nerve endings to damage to blood vessels in the feet. Having supportive, cushioned shoes is just a way of life to help prevent diabetes-related lower limb injuries. Different sized shoes may a...
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Importance of Good School Shoes
Jul 14, 2021
The benefits of treating the kids to new school shoes don't just stop at comfort. There are many psychological benefits to a pair of new shoes that help them to achieve their very best!   Fewer Trips & Slips A pair of well-fitting shoes ca...
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Best Shoes For Nurses Australia
Jul 07, 2021
The 'Best Shoes For Nurses' is a hot topic so we thought we'd delve into what we've found whilst developing our range of healthcare approved shoes for frontline workers! There's no 'best' shoe. This may surprise you but the reality is that it's a...
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