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Foot pain
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  • Lower Limb Assesment
  • Running Analysis
  • Orthotic Footwear Australia
  • Foot exercises
  • Paediatrics
  • Sports
  • Cycling
  • Custom Shoemaking
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Orthoses and Orthotics

We conduct lower limb assessments for: children youth sports people disabled elderly nursing home resident Book an appointment for a lower limb assessment, we can treat: lower limb muscular skeletal issues diabetic foot issues foot deformity gait and walking issues standing foot pain work injuries partial foot rheumotoid arthritis ostio arthritic deformity sensory motor system peripheral neuropaththy […]

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Pain prevention Performance Improvement Professional shoe fitting for walkers metro runners performance runners tri and Marathon runners trail and off road Book an analysis of your running style Have the shoe match your style Easy and convenient at a time that suits you

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We make orthotic footwear for men and women: all ages all lifestyle all occupations all foot shapes Our orthotic footwear is fitted by experts and available in: comfort shoes sandals slippers work shoes work boots custom shoes to fit any shaped feet We provide footwear treating: diabetic neuropathy wide feet big feet long feet hard […]

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individually tailored foot exersises for strengthening muscle groups

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We check children’s feet for free At school holiday time we open up some appointment slots each week for free foot checkups for children under 12. Parents and grandparents get concerned when the walk doesn’t look right on their child or grandchild. Sometimes it just needs an expert to say things are all OK. A 15 […]

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sports performance assessment cycling shoe analysis running shoe analysis customisation of sports specific for improved performance

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Personalised Cycling Footwear. Whether its hot foot problems or a personal shaped, designed shoe Our services include: fully custom made cycling footwear orthotics specific for cycling footwear analysis of your existing cycling shoes redesigning and/or reshaping of your existing cycling shoes – wider , shollower, deeper Our cycling shoes orthotics treat: pedalling stability forefoot pain hotspots […]

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We make custom bespoke shoes that fit your feet. If you want or need custom made shoes then know that when we make them they: are lovingly made by our perfectionist craftsmen are supremely comfortable are tailor-made and fit your feet accurately are stylish one off designs are made from breathable leather are only made with  1st choice […]

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Congenital conditions  Special Analysis Analysis of the condition, range of motion, footwear and walking capabilities Our senso-motoric orthotics are available for: children with ‘clumsy’ gait children with flat feet idiopathic toe walkers adults with low tone lower limb muscle groups low nuro-muscular, sensori and prorioreceptive responses Our specialised orthotics treat: neuro muscular responses sensori motor […]

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We make our orthotics to fit your shoes Our orthotics can treat: biomechanical issues work injuries neuro muscular conditions skeletal deformity fracture recovery heel pain plantar fasciitis metatarsalgia Our orthotics are: affordable comfortable and practical fully custom made designed to fit your shoe health insurance claimable Book an appointment to have your feet and shoes assessed. […]

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Our Stories


Free foot checkup for your child

June 18, 2016


At school holiday time we open up 12 appointment slots a week for free foot checkups for children under 12. Parents and grandparents get concerned when the walk doesn’t look right on their child or grandchild. Sometimes it just needs an expert to say things are all OK. I have four children of my own […]

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In-shoe heel lifts and Achilles Tendon pain

April 26, 2016


Achilles Tendon pain is common Pedorthists use internal heel lifts and inshoe orthoses to off load overworked or over stressed soft tissue areas of the feet. With an injured or traumatised Achilles tendon insertion point or simple tendonitis, we mechanically offload the tendon as a first response. Earlier this year, we saw from a Queensland based research […]

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Orthotics or Rocker Soles

March 22, 2016


I find using footwear sole modification applications to have more impact than a typical plantar foot orthotic on re-alignment aims and goals. Using Gait Analysis Software we can design footwear corrections to body, ankle and lower limb alignment with changes to the client’s footwear. Someone with a chronic ankle pain from a condition such as […]

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Partial foot with an AFO

September 17, 2015


Another custom application for a client. He has part of his foot amputated and needs some more open footwear. It has to be supportive. Its not entirely clear from the photos but the first photo shows the left foot missing the big toe and half the side of the foot. It has a prostheses sitting […]

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Custom Footwear for the Beach !

September 17, 2015


Saltwater Custom Footwear for Beach or Reef Wear A project we often do is to provide an application for people living near a beach or reef or for boating and fishing. Salt water, sand, humidity and leather don’t mix. Regular Pedorthic Leather based footwear will breakdown very quickly when used in the harsh conditions. After […]

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Maybe the Man from U.N.C.L.E. can

August 28, 2015


Colombo couldn’t find them. Maybe the Man from U.N.C.L.E. can Maybe its a Mission Impossible or just time to Get Smart. These Quality Bespoke footwear lovingly made to your style and carefree demeanor will make you appear like The Saint and as cool as a Magnum (P.I.).   Pepper Anderson will go ballistic to see you in […]

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Boot conversions for increased ankle support

August 19, 2015


Many people suffer from a bad ankle or perhaps both.  Getting around for any length of time causes unbearable pain. Bad ankles are painful and when extreme it can reduce quality of life, even to nil. Sometimes surgery has failed or the ankle is inoperable. Often custom orthotics work, but in many cases the person benefit more from a support […]

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The Great English Shoe

July 28, 2015


Hand made, bespoke, tailor made – all descriptions usually from a bygone era. Not at BFS Pedorthics and not it seems in England.  We still make Goodyear Welts, Brogues and all these “great English shoes” here in Brisbane Australia. Come in and see what we can do. This article shows how the traditional men’s shoe […]

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Diabetes Week this week

July 14, 2015


We hand delivered a few posters and info packs this afternoon. Great to get out and shake the hands of some hard working GP receptionists. They all loved the fact that we took the time to come out and see them.

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The color purple

June 17, 2015


Good use of the color purple in this design. Looks lovely against the black of the orthopaedic boot.

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June 17, 2015


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Our pleasure Johnny! Happy to do our bit.

May 28, 2015


Hand Made Shoes keep Johnny on the Straight and Narrow When a familiar face around New Farm, Johnny Celere, had a fall recently, the local community rallied around him. Johnny suffered a stroke more than 21 years ago, and so the kindness of strangers and medical professionals recently provided welcome relief, as did the new […]

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Measuring In-shoe pressure

May 23, 2015


A major issue for some people is reduced sensation levels in the toes, soles of the feet and surrounding areas. Pedorthic orthoses and modifications to footwear can help. Reducing the pressure at specific high risk areas is vital in preventing a skin breakdown, infection and subsequent, wound. The statistics are horrendous on the amount of foot […]

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Fleuro

May 14, 2015


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#winning

May 13, 2015


Ernie’s Foot Protection Program Footwear Clinic today in Rockhampton. Combinations of leather, mesh, with seamless linings provide the clinical requirements. Some young blokes with high risk feet conditions from diabetes need good reasons to wear the expensive custom made orthotic footwear the program provides. Everyone was happy to wear their new footwear with one fellow […]

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BFS in Nth Qld

May 8, 2015


A great day at the Townsville Hospital Pedorthic Footwear Clinic for Ernie yesterday.  Some very lovely North Queenslanders had final fittings and wore home their new Orthotic Footwear. Ernie attends this clinic once a month and can see private and public patients.

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THE BIGGEST Work Boots

April 28, 2015


Wideload boots are steel capped boots. Complying with Australian standards, these are THE WIDEST and THE DEEPEST work boots in Australia. More info in the website….

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Have a look

April 27, 2015


Upgraded the website over the weekend – transferred all the blogs from old site to new site. We think it’s a big improvement. The main aim was to improve the message the site gives to first time visitors. – People and a pleasant experience is what we are about – Personal service more so than […]

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Orthotic footwear has to motivate its owner

April 23, 2015


Very very painful feet deserve some extra care and attention. That’s double memory foam under her foot.  Double! 12mm’s! Fully adjustable across all areas for the foot swelling to be taken into consideration. Solid rear foot ankle bracing, this is  a strong walking device for a heavy lady. But it just had to be BLUE […]

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Disguise. Don’t advertise.

April 23, 2015


Leg length buildups are mostly hard to disguise. The larger the difference the harder it is. Men don’t seem to mind as much as women. And children and youth have a worse predicament with school colleagues ready to pick on anything non conforming. We understand that.  Sometime the footwear  look hideous and awful. Some practitioner […]

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Checkers Anyone?

April 23, 2015


It is one thing to have a disability of the extent where people will notice how you walk. An orthopaedic buildup is one such case. A height of more than 20 mm is nearly always noticeable at the very least, to the user. In this case, a young man with a 42mm shortness and desperate […]

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Choice?- Red and White Laces or Black Laces?

April 23, 2015


Your Choice – Red and White Lace or Black? Here is an example of not knowing what to do. The photos are custom made footwear for a fantastic female patient . We copied a Converse look. Rubber edged. Toe cap has concealed stitching. This lady had talipes as a child – club foot.  Not only does she […]

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Footy boots with a familiar logo

April 23, 2015


We get requests to hand make all types of footwear for all shapes of feet.   Custom Made footwear costs bear no relevance to retail costs of Asian factory footwear.  For us it’s all a labour of love and made exclusively for the individual foot and the individual client. People don’t get custom made footwear every […]

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People with Disabilities – Creative and never boring

April 23, 2015


The colors we choose say a lot about us as a person. The wonderful choice of colors here shows up this ladies personality perfectly. She is always happy and a delight to do work for with a loud, infectious laugh, it was our pleasure to craft the boots that help her walk more stable […]

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Stabilising and improving alignment

April 23, 2015


Improving Alignments is a major part of what we do at BFSPedorthics. As demonstrated here this person has a very low muscle tone in some areas. An ankle foot orthoses or AFO is being used because this person cannot activate or move the ankle joint through normal range of motion (commonly called ‘dropfoot’). In the photo that’s […]

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Custom made business shoes

April 23, 2015


Custom made business shoes recently made for long term client. These shoes are built to last a long time. Eight years in fact were his last pair and he is still wearing them A welt sewn shoe is the most durable method of construction. Quality French or Austrian calf for the uppers, full kowkip linings, […]

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What is Pedorthics?

The professional field concerned with the provision of custom made therapeutic or medical grade footwear, foot and ankle orthotic appliances and appropriate advice after assessment and analysis of the patient’s problems.