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Disability & Special Needs Footwear Advice

Wide Fit Shoes provide free specialist footwear consultation and advice to disabled, SEND and special needs adults and children, their family and carer’s. Local and national advice offered by phone, email or in person.

Finding suitable footwear for a range of special needs is not always easy or straight forward, most shoe shops do not have the expertise to discover your exact needs.  Established footwear retailer since 1965 with lots of experience in dealing with ‘problematic feet" Wide Fit Shoes cater for adults and children that wear  shoes for orthotics and designed to cater for anybody that wears a corrective device for a disability or condition including braces, foot splints and they fully cater for wide trainers for special needs children and adults that enjoy a whole range of athletics including the Special Olympics.

Others areas that require expert advice include:

(links below are clickable to aid access for the blind or those with dexterity problems.)

Shoes for diabetics supplied and fitted so they do not cause sores or blisters that can be dangerous for diabetics.

Shoes for Hammer Toes cater for a range of foot deformities often caused by muscle imbalance.

Shoes for plantar fasciitis these alleviate heal pain caused by a number of conditions.

Orthopedic shoes  are designed to cater for a wide range of footwear problems for all disabilities and special needs.

Mens Velcro Shoes are perfect for those having problems putting on or taking off footwear.

Wide fit sandals solve a range of problems including catering for insoles or swollen feel.

Womens wide fit shoes are designed specifically for women with swollen feel and come in a larger range of colours and styles.

Anybody suffering from the any of the conditions above or require  shoes and footwear for any specific problem can find out more via the links or by calling for free over the phone advice or by making an appointing for a free consultation to discuss the exact footwear healthcare needs.

Advice and consultation is provided free for all conditions that cause buying standard footwear to be impossible, there is no obligation to purchase shoes or footwear or even to visit our store, telephone advice is always available to cater for all Southampton and UK wide areas. 

Who to contact

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Wide Fit Shoes

Where to go

Wide Fit Shoes Ltd, 33 Kenton Park Parade
Kenton Road
Children's Centre Areas

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Referral required
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All disabilities and special needs.

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