Hello Kaki! Are you looking for Comfortable Shoes or Insoles?
Don’t be shy. We can help. Please take a little time to know us.
My name is Owen Oo – a Pedorthist and Professional Shoe Fitter. As Singapore’s first (and probably only practicing) Pedorthist, I have seen many foot problems caused by badly fitted shoes and insoles.
Yet many people shy away from healthy shoes because of price, or avoid comfort shoe shops because they appear too expensive or intimidating. You might also be put off by dodgy orthopaedic shoe shops that seem more interested in selling you expensive “custom” insoles, rather than genuinely helping you understand and manage your foot pain.
I want to change that – so using all my retirement savings, I started a little shop in Katong built on good old ‘kampung’ values.
With my little shop, I hope to offer everybody easy access to professional feet care and shoe-fitting advice, no matter the walk of life you come from. It is my sincere wish to make comfortable shoes, insoles, and feet care products more accessible to people who need them.
At our little shop, you will receive personal & professional service often unseen in other orthotic-friendly shoe shops. Please drop by, and give us the chance to be your personal Kaki (friend) who is here to care for your feet every step of the way.
Founder & Pedorthist
We Help with Foot Pain
Footkaki is a different kind of shoe shop. Here, you’ll be served by Singapore’s only practising Pedorthist and qualified members of the Society of Shoe Fitters.
As professional shoe fitters, we are ethically committed to providing accessible healthy footwear and feet care advice for the public. No quick or hard sells – and absolutely no pressure to buy. During your visit, we will take time to understand your foot conditions, needs, and lifestyle before recommending the most suitable footwear or insoles.
Think of us as the place you’ll drop by before deciding to visit a Podiatrist. Alternatively, you can also think of us as a ‘shoe pharmacy’ – where you can pick up orthopaedic and orthotic-friendly footwear prescribed by your Podiatrist or medical specialist. Or you can just visit us for comfortable shoes, sandals, or insoles – because, who doesn’t like those?
We’re just a friendly family-run comfort shoe shop in Katong, doing our best to provide affordable orthopaedic footwear for everyone and their loved ones.
Why choose Footkaki?
Our Professional Consultation Service is FREE.
We’ll measure and check your feet for common foot conditions like Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis, Flat Feet, Bunions, Claw & Hammer Toes, Forefoot Pain, Metatarsalgia, Diabetic Foot, and more.
Don’t worry, there is no pressure to buy. But if you benefit from our service, it’ll make us very happy if you buy something to support our little shop!
No ‘Snake Oil’ Policy
To be honest, we dare not claim to be a ‘1 stop shop’ for foot pain solutions. Foot problems can be complicated – and that’s a huge claim to make! We’ll never tout magic ‘cure-all’ products or over/misdiagnose you for the sake of upselling.
Should we learn that you have a foot problem that requires further medical attention, rest assured that we’ll refer you to a trustworthy Podiatrist or medical clinic. If you’re on a tight budget, we’ll even advise you on the most affordable ways to seek help from government hospitals and polyclinics. It’s the ethical and right thing for us to do.
Can’t make it to our shop for an appointment? No worries – you can choose to have a video consultation too!
Honest Prices, Great Service
Footkaki is run on good old family values – if not, we wouldn’t dare to put our faces here! Here’s what you’ll get when buying comfortable footwear from us.
We’re here to help you make wiser value-for-money decisions about comfortable shoes and insoles. No matter your budget, we won’t ask you to spend a cent more than you need.
Ethical & Transparent Pricing
Unlike some bigger orthopaedic chain stores – we don’t slap on ridiculous markups before giving you a gimmick discount. Our prices are affordable all year round – we sleep better at night by selling our stuff at honest margins that are fair to everyone.
6 Months Warranty & Support
When you get any footwear from Footkaki, we make sure that they jolly well fit. We offer an in-house warranty against manufacturer defects, coupled with free modification services should you need them. Feet do change over time, we know.
If Footkaki Sells it, We Trust it
You won’t find overpriced / badly-made imitations and OEMs at our shop. We only carry original products from reputable orthopaedic brands – all curated for value, quality, and affordability.
Looking for Custom Insoles?
Many people often ask us if we custom make insoles… our answer is ‘No’. Nor do we recommend getting them from ‘custom insole’ shops and kiosks.
You see – the only people trained to make medically sound custom insoles in a retail setting are Pedorthists – and Singapore’s 1st and only practicing one is at Footkaki (from what we know). Due to a shortage of qualified Pedorthists in Singapore – better to play safe, right?
Customised insoles are expensive, and can worsen foot conditions if made by someone without professional medical training (trust us – we’ve seen many such cases). Unless you have a serious foot condition diagnosed by a medical professional, you’re also unlikely to need them. Ready-made orthotics are often enough for most people.
If you need to have insoles custom made in Singapore, you should only get them prescribed by a legitimately qualified Podiatrist or Orthotist. You’ll find them in bona fide medical establishments and clinics – not retail shops. In fact, many ‘custom insole’ shops do not want you to know this: it’s way cheaper and reliable for you to get custom-made insoles from a government hospital or polyclinic.