Kennedy & Associates are Prosthetic & Orthopaedic Footwear Consultants , the company was established in Cork in 1988. Our speciality is designing and manufacturing footwear for conditions such as Polio, Multiple Sclerosis (M.S), Parkinsons, Cerebral Palsy, Diabetes, Talipes (club foot), Arthritis, accident victims and many other conditions.
We also build custom Orthotics (insoles) made from casts taken from your feet.
- Footwear Designer,
- Consultant Prosthetic/Orthopaedic Footwear Specialist
- Trained in Biomechanics & Pathomechanics
Desmond made his first Orthopaedic shoe in 1964. He has had previous experience working as a designer with "Keelams" in Birr, "Dubarry" in Ballnasloe. Desmond was also the Chief Designer at Lee Footwear Ltd. in Cork. He also worked as a consultant designer for many London based companies where he collaborated with designers from Germany, France and Italy.