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New Norway Distributor, Clinical Innovation

27 April 2018 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Clinical Innovation 

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Are you fearful of falling?

7 November 2017 - posted by Formthotics HQ

As we age, sometimes mobility decreases due several reasons. Falling down can happen to the best of us and might just seem like and embarrassing inconvenience. However, injuries directly resulting from a fall in the elderly are the leading cause of hospitalisation and one of the top three causes of injury-related death (NZ ACC 2012). One in three people aged 65 and over are falling each year.  How can we delay this from happening, gain more control and stability in our feet, and prevent falls?

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Is Running Bad for your Knees?

3 November 2017 - posted by Jeremy & Jo Duggan

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Disability won’t stop Richard Warwick – help him cross the finish line (especially if you are in Wellington)

31 August 2015 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Inspirational Richard Warwick is walking the 2015 New York (NY) marathon in November! We encourage you to support him at the Achilles Wellington gala dinner and charity auction – an event designed to get Achilles NZ disabled athletes to the NY marathon. The event is supported by three of Wellington’s top restaurants and promises an evening of exceptional food, wine, entertainment and premium auction items up for grabs.

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A balancing act – all is not always what it seems

26 August 2015 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Robert* is a fit and active man in his early sixties. A regular at the gym, casual runner and part-time running coach. He presented as a referral after sustaining a mid-shaft 5th metatarsal fracture. An intramedullary screw fixation had been performed. The surgeon had given him the green light to return to activity and considered a podiatry review a good idea.

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Foot Science International receives ISO certifications

8 January 2015 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Media release

Foot Science International (FSI), a world leading New Zealand based supplier of customisable orthotics, recently received both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certification for the company’s manufacturing facilities, located in Christchurch.

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