Innovative treatment for Metatarsus Adductus

«There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.»

Nelson Mandela

No more cast for congential Metatarsus Adductus

UNFO is a revolutionary solution developed specifically for the therapy of Severe Metatarsus Varus, Metatarsus Adductus (Severe,Moderate and Mild), Forefoot Adduction and Pigeon toed in newborns. UNFO addresses the difficulties and stress of frequent casting, the ineffectiveness of stretching and the consequential under- or over- treatment of Metatarsus Adductus.
Parents and children around the globe can now benefit from a child-friendly corrective foot brace that provides effective, safe, and stress-free treatment – providing families with peace of mind and improving their quality of life.

Before & after Results of The new revolutionary therapy Which replaces the old-fashioned treatment with castings

Before UNFO therapy • 6 monsth boy
During UNFO therapy
After 14 days UNFO therapy
Dr' Izak Daizade
Izak Daizade M.D Orthopaedic Surgery, UNFO medical center

UNFO's Point of view by Dr.Izak Daizade, MD

For every 12 live births, one infant in born with a foot defect called Metatarsus Adductus (MA). MA is known as the most common malformation in infants, most of whom are not spontaneously corrected, and require appropriate treatment and intervention.

Information for parents

Common Symptom

Metatarsus Adductus (Metatarsus Varus, Forefoot Adduction) is a foot deformity prevalent among newly born babies. Untreated, it could lead to permanent physical damages.

Proven Success & Clinical Trial

Standing up to the world’s highest medical standards, Thousands of parents have used the UNFO shoe and successfully treated their infants with Metatarsus Adductus (Metatarsus Varus, Forefoot Adduction) with quickly and visible results.

Innovative Solution

MTA is treatable without the need for casting or a medical procedure. The UNFO orthopedic adjustable shoe, allows for a comfortable treatment in early stages.

Information for professionals

Foot Deformities

The metatarsus bones are a group of five long bones that run lengthwise down the middle section of the human foot, from the toes. Metatarsus adductus (or MTA)

Critical points

The appropriate treatment for metatarsus adductus is based on the severity of the condition, and recommended options may include observation, stretching, strapping, casting…

UNFO design & benefits

Universal Neonatal Foot Orthotic (UNFO) is a pre-molded corrective shoe with Velcro strips that was specifically designed to treat metatarsus adductus (MTA) in newborns.

"The wonder shoes", UNFO therapy for Metatarsus Adductus on Prime Time TV news, chanel 13 Israel

UNFO clinical research

Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute is the main Italian institute of orthopedics and traumatology. In 1981 the Italian Health Ministry gave Rizzoli the status of a ‘Scientific research hospital’ due to its high level of healthcare in orthopedics and traumatology. The Hospital Rizzoli and the church of San Michele in BoscoIn fact, the institute’s strength lies in the close integration between healthcare (about 150,000 patients examined and over 20,000 orthopedic operations every year) and scientific research, which is carried out in fifteen laboratories at the institute employing a staff of 300 including doctors, biologists and technicians. Furthermore, it is a place of university teaching, due to its association with Bologna University. There is a staff of about 1,400. Besides basic orthopedic surgery.

Hadassah Medical Center: is an Israeli medical organization established in 1934 that operates two university hospitals at Ein Keremand Mount Scopus in Jerusalem as well as schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, and pharmacology affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Its declared mission is to extend a “hand to all, without regard for race, religion or ethnic origin.”
The hospital was founded by Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, which continues to underwrite a large part of its budget today. The Medical Center ranks as the sixth-largest hospital complex in Israel.[2] Across its two campuses, Hadassah Medical Center has a total of 1,000 beds, 31 operating theaters and nine special intensive care units, and runs five schools of medical professions

Approved by medical insurances

Maccabi Health Services , formerly Maccabi Fund for the Ill, known as Kupat Holim Maccabi, is one of the four Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) currently active in Israel. Maccabi Healthcare Services currently has over 2 million members and is considered an influential institution in regards to the Israeli healthcare system.

Clalit is the largest of Israel’s four state-mandated health service organizations, charged with administering health care services and funding for its members it was established in 1911 as a mutual aid society. When the State of Israel was founded in 1948,Clalit is the largest of the four with around 3.8 million insured members.

Meuhedet is Israel’s third largest health maintenance organization (HMO). The organization was founded in 1974 as the result of a merger of two other HMOs. In 2005, Meuhedet took over Misgav Ladach hospital in Jerusalem, turning it into a diagnostic center.

Certified and advised by prestigious medical centers

Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel is the only comprehensive, tertiary care hospital of its kind in the country and in the Middle East, offering the full range of pediatric disciplines under one roof to all children from 0-18. Since its establishment in 1991, Schneider Children’s has revolutionized the practice of pediatric medicine in the country and been recognized as one of the leading pediatric institutions in the world. Schneider derives its name from its founders and major benefactors, the late Irving and Helen Schneider from New York, who also promoted its legacy to serve as a Bridge to Peace between nations.

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Hebrew: commonly referred to as Ichilov Hospital) is the main hospital complex serving Tel Aviv, Israel and its metropolitan area and the third-largest hospital complex in the country. The complex is spread out over an area of 150,000 m² and incorporates three hospitals: Ichilov General Hospital and Ida Sourasky Rehabilitation Center, Lis Maternity Hospital, and Dana Children’s Hospital

UNFO Clinic for the treatment of Metatarsus adductus  is based in the leading university  hospital in WhitechapelLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets, It is part of Barts Health NHS Trust. The Royal London provides district general hospital services for the City and Tower Hamlets and specialist tertiary care services for patients from across London and elsewhere. There are 845 beds, 110 wards and 26 operating theatres at the Royal London Hospital. The new building opened in February 2012.

Assuta Medical Centers is a private chain of medical centers owned by Maccabi Healthcare. It includes four hospitals: Tel Aviv-Ramat HaChayal, Rishon LeZion, Haifa and Beersheba , and three medical centers with operating rooms and outpatient care in Ashdod, Tel Aviv HaShalom, and Raanana. A public hospital is currently being constructed by Assuta with joint funding with the State, for the benefit of the residents Ashdod and the surrounding area.

Galilee Medical Center (Hebrew:, HaMerkaz HaRefu’i LaGalil), abbreviated GMC, is a hospital located in the coastal city of Nahariya and is the second largest hospital in northern Israel (after Rambam Hospital in Haifa). It was established in 1956. The hospital located on the outskirts of Nahariya, three kilometers from the city center, serving half a million residents of the western Galilee, from Karmiel to the coast.

Wolfson Medical Center is a hospital in Holon, Israel.Wolfson Hospital is located in southern Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area, Tel Aviv district of Israel in a vicinity abounded by a population of nearly half a million inhabitants. It ranks as the ninth largest hospital in Israel. The center has grown since from 342 beds to over 650 beds .The Wolfson Medical Center departments are affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and tutors students during their intern years.

Rambam Health Care Campus commonly called Rambam Hospital, is a hospital in the Bat Galim neighborhood of Haifa, Israel founded in 1938, 10 years before the establishment of the State of Israel. It is the largest medical center in northern Israel and fifth largest in Israel, and is named for the 12th century physician-philosopher Rabbi Moshe Ben-Maimon (Maimonides), known as the Rambam. Rambam Health Care Campus is also an academic teaching hospital affiliated with the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel’s oldest university.

Shaare Zedek is the largest multi-disciplinary medical center in Jerusalem, offering advanced services in most specialties. With a constant commitment to improve and provide patients with the best possible care, the 1000-bed facility treats hundreds of thousands of patients per year in its 30 departments and 70 out-patient clinics

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