UNFO-S (Short)

UNFO for metatarsus adductus/Metatarsus Varus 

The UNFO foot brace is a revolutionary device designed specifically for the treatment of metatarsus adductus (MTA) in newborns. UNFO-s is the first short foot orthopedic device that is worn below the ankle – providing a far superior, safer, and less stressful solution than serial casting for the treatment of metatarsus adductus, also known as metatarsus varus.

 

$325.00

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The UNFO brace for the treatment of Metatarsus Adductus

UNFO’s discrete, sandal-like design allows for gentle, comfortable care. The brace spares parents and infants the unnecessary physical and social discomfort they may experience with leg casts.

UNFO has a number of benefits for both patients and physicians. While patients enjoy an effective and innovative state-of-the-art treatment, physicians can enjoy more credibility plus the ability to effectively treat patients with Metatarsus Adductus, also Known as Metatarsus Varus, Forefoot Adduction.

UNFO is available in 2 sizes and several colors for both the left and right foot. It is suitable for newborns up to approximately 10 months.

  • Easily fitted
  • Accurately positioned
  • Comfortably worn
  • Stress-free treatment for infant and parents

 

Protocol for UNFO Therapy

MTA can occur on three levels of severity, all are treatable with the UNFO .
Treatments are the same, and vary only in the period of appliance:

Mild (flexible)
Stretching therapy may be tried dispite the doubt about effectiveness of this treatment, but only for 4 weeks.
If the foot isn’t fully corrected after this period, the brace shuld be installed only at night for 8 weeks.

Moderate (semi rigid)
the brace shuld be installed for 23 hours a day (and can be removed, washed etc. for 1 hour) for 6 weeks. After which, the brace shuld be installed only at night for 8 additional weeks to maintain and support the correction.

Severe (rigid)
the brace shuld be installed for 23 hours a day (and can be removed, washed etc. for 1 hour) for 8 weeks. After which, the brace shuld be installed only at night for 8 additional weeks to maintain and support the correction.

 

Important note:

After installing the UNFO we recommend following up with your primary caregiver 

Color

Blue, Orange, Pink

Size

7-9 cm, 8-10 cm

Side

pair, left, right

Shipping

within 14 days