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.
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:
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.
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.
After installing the UNFO we recommend following up with your primary caregiver
Blue, Orange, Pink
7-9 cm, 8-10 cm
pair, left, right
within 14 days