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The DARCO OrthoWedge is clinically proven to reduce weight-bearing pressure on the forefoot which promotes faster healing after surgery, trauma, or when forefoot wounds or ulcerations are present.

Item sold as one (1) shoe. Fits right or left foot.


  • Reduces forefoot pressure by as much as 57%!
  • Square-toe design acts as a bumper to protect the toes.
  • Ankle strap seats foot firmly in shoe to reduce heel slippage and eliminate friction.
  • Removable forefoot closure eliminates buckle pressure.
  • The zoned outsole has an aggressive tread under the midfoot.
  • EVA insole features twice the padding of standard insoles and can be modified as needed.
  • Optional PegAssist Insole can be added to provide enhanced offloading capabilities when treating diabetic wounds.


  • Post Surgical healing
  • Forefoot trauma
  • Wounds or ulcerations present under metatarsal heads and toes.
  • Any situation that requires a pressure off-load of the forefoot.

US Shoe Size Reference Table

Use the following sizing table as a reference only.

Size Women Shoe Size Men Shoe Size Catalog Number PegAssist Insole Number (Optional)
X-Small 3 - 5.5 - OQ0B PQ0
Small 6 - 7.5 5 - 6.5 OQ1B PQ1
Medium 8 - 9 7 - 8 OQ2B PQ2
Large 9.5 - 11 8.5 - 10 OQ3B PQ3
X-Large 11.5 - 13 10.5 - 12.5 OQ4B PQ4

Who are we?

We are a New Zealand owned and managed business, based in Kumeu Auckland, close to the beautiful Muriwai beach pictured on the front cover of our 2016 catalogue. We supply Nationally a complete range of products to Healthcare Professionals. We specialise in Allied Healthcare products for Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy and Podiatry. We are a small team who pride ourselves on our ability to provide a high level of personalised service.

Our Commitment

Our experienced Customer Support and Sales Teams are committed to providing excellent service, which is second to none. We pride ourselves on providing quality products at the right price.

100% Guarantee

If you are not happy with any product purchased we will refund it. If you have ordered a product that doesn't fit a client we will swap it. If we have made a mistake we will fix it.

Punctual Delivery

Consistently delivering products on time with the minimum hassle is our principle objective.

Superior Service

We commit our attention to the smallest details to ensure your needs are met from beginning to end, nothing is ever too difficult.

We charge a flat rate of $9.50 + GST for all parcels (excludes capital equipment) and send via NZ Couriers.

Free shipping on orders over $350.00 + GST (excludes capital equipment).

On every last Friday of the month we offer a Free Freight Friday.  Any orders ordered on this day are free Freight (excludes capital equipment).

Capital Equipment freight is calculated based on your location.  

Darco OrthoWedge Sizing Guide