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We know that as a healthcare worker, it can be difficult to find suitable shoes that are comfortable, safe and also meet the requirements of needing to be all-black.
At Grundy's Shoes, we have a selection of orthotic friendly nurse shoes, theatre clogs, and general medical shoes, available. These include shoes from brands such as Birkenstock, FRANKiE4, ECCO, Cabello and KEEN.
The Profi Birki is specifically designed for professional use, so is perfect for chefs and surgeons, and those in slippery working conditions. It has a waterproof upper, a removable anatomically contoured Birki-foam footbed which will mould to the shape of the foot, and a PU sole which is non-abrasive and resistant to grease, acid, oil, chemicals and lye, with a pronounced heel and deep tread pattern for maximum slip resistance.
Compliant with Australian Standard AS/NZS 2210.3, they also have a hand washable outer so you can easily keep them clean!
Please note: The Birkenstock Super Birki is not suitable for professional use, but ideal for domestic use around the garden or home.
The Linz has a smooth leather upper that will resist stains and dirt, and an adjustable Velcro strap for extra security and a custom fit.
It also has a closed heel counter, and a slip resistant and oil and grease-resistant super grip rubber sole, with a natural heel profile and deep heel cup which keeps the natural padding of the foot where it belongs and offers support for long work shifts on your feet.
The FRANKiE4 range are very popular among healthcare workers, as they’re both supportive and stylish.
NAT is the top-seller sneaker in the FRANKiE4 range as it is a popular low-profile sneaker style. It has a leather upper and lining, and a slip-on closure with elasticised gussets, which can also be worn as a laced sneaker too if preferred.
It has a supportive heel counter, removable dual density footbed with heel support, arch support and forefoot cushioning, and comes in a variety of colours, including an all-black colour, as well as a black and white.
Part of the FRANKiE4 ACTiVE range, ADDi is a mary-jane style shoe. It has an adjustable Velcro strap, and comes with the FRANKiE4 custom fit assembly in addition to the removable functional footbed which has heel and arch support and forefoot cushioning, as well as a slip resistant dual-density PU sole. Again, this one comes in an all-black and a black and white colour.
WiNNiE is another style of FRANKiE4 sneaker, with a soft leather upper, triple layer support and cushion system, and the custom fit assembly in addition to the removable footbed that has heel support, arch support and forefoot cushioning. It also has a slip resistant PU sole, and comes in all-black and a black and white.
ELLiE is one of the original styles of FRANKiE4 sneaker, but it has a white sole and doesn’t come in an all-black colour. It has an asymmetrically designed toe-box to complement the foot’s natural shape and movement, as well as containing the custom fit assembly in addition to the removable dual density support footbed with heel support, arch support and forefoot cushioning.
ECCO is another brand known for their support, comfort and style, using innovative technologies and materials in their shoes.
440303 Soft 7 Women
The classic Soft 7 sneaker which has been popular among ECCO customers for years, now comes in an all-black, perfect for healthcare workers. It has a full-grain leather upper with GORETEX technology, making it waterproof.
It also has an anatomical last shape which provides a supremely comfortable fit and wear, and a removable leather-covered inner sole with the ECCO Comfort Fibre System™ providing a cool, hygienic environment for superior comfort.
831383 Cool Women
Made of a mixture of yak and full grain leathers, the 831383 Cool Women also features GORETEX technology, meaning they're waterproof. They also have the ECCO FLUIDFORM™ technology and foot-fitted last, providing anatomical support and an integral, durable bond between the upper and sole. A removable insole and lightweight TPU sole make them a comfortable choice for all-day wear.
803763 Zipflex Women
The brand new ECCO 803763 Zipflex Women has a soft leather upper and a sporty look, removable footbed and ECCO SHOCK THRU Technology for shock absorption with every step. It also features an innovative one-piece ‘zipper inspired’ sole, for bendability and flexibility, with added rubber inserts for grip.
This also comes in the 803764 Men’s Zipflex style.
So, there you have it! That is just some of the range we have on offer for healthcare professionals as well as other workers who need this style of shoe.
Check out our full range of healthcare shoes here.
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