A health worker checks the fit of a person's therapeutic footwear.

Therapeutic footwear

There are many different types of therapeutic footwear available. This module focuses on therapeutic footwear with some of the most common features.

5 Lessons

This module teaches how to provide therapeutic footwear following four service steps.

Difficulty level: Medium

Module duration: 2 hours online, followed by supervised practice as needed

Check that you have completed the following modules:

Resources you will need

Access to some of the commonly used types of therapeutic footwear described in this module for practice:

  • Therapeutic closed shoe
  • Therapeutic open toe sandal
  • Therapeutic open heel shoe.

You will also need:

  • Large (foot sized) pieces of paper
  • A marker pen.

Click on the links below to download and print the:

Discussion forum

Ask questions and share your experiences in the module discussion forum.

Consent for use of information

Please let us know if you give consent for information collected during this training to be used for future reporting and research activities.

Check yes or no to each question below. If you select no, you are still very welcome to continue the training.

1. I have read the Participant Information Sheet and understand TAP data collection.
2. I understand that my de-identified information collected during this training (including this registration form, online feedback survey, quiz results and discussion forum) will be used in reporting and research to help improve TAP and improve access to assistive technology, and I give my consent for this.