Ascent

Ascent is a proven, innovative Australian born and bred footwear brand. The brand started with a sporting shoe heritage and has taken this technology into categories of footwear that have not previously had this type of comfort and support; School, Business, Walking, Work and Safety shoes.

Ascent works very closely with special interest groups along with Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Amputee & Diabetes associations to make sure our footwear yields therapeutic benefits or aids in the management or prevention of various foot ailments.

Aims of the Guide

  1. Help people to recognise the key features of footwear that will most likely offer a healthy and comfortable fit
  2. Encourage companies to manufacture shoes with these key features
  3. Encourage companies to join the Healthy Footwear Guide and actively promote footwear with these key features
  4. Help people find shoe stores that can advise on the correct fit of this footwear
  5. Offer advice to people who cannot get to a shoe store on the key fitting properties to look for when trying Healthy Footwear Guide recommended footwear