Stories

08
Jan

Midwife Helps Makara Find Clubfoot Treatment

January 8, 2019   //   Cambodia, Patient Stories Clubfoot awareness in a community can often be the deciding factor between a treatment referral or a childhood of painful, neglected clubfoot. Makara, born in Cambodia with bilateral clubfoot, was fortunate to be delivered by a midwife who was well-acquainted with clubfoot, […]

03
Jan

New Smaller MiracleFeet Brace Size Available Soon

January 3, 2019   //   Innovation The Beginning In 2013, MiracleFeet set out to design a clubfoot brace that was affordable, durable, and easy to use. After two years of collaborating with Suncast, Clarks Shoes, and the d.school at Stanford, the MiracleFeet brace was ready to be shipped to partner clinics. […]

27
Dec

Chance Meeting Helps Ianja Find Treatment in Madagascar

December 27, 2018   //   Madagascar, Patient Stories Nine-month-old Ianja from Madagascar was born with clubfoot, but a chance meeting helped connect his family to treatment. After giving birth at home in rural Madagascar with the assistance of a midwife, Ianja’s mom took the child to be vaccinated at the health […]

16
Oct

From Orphanage to Classroom in Indonesia: Rama’s Story

October 16, 2018   //   Indonesia, Patient Stories Six-year-old Rama came to our partner clinic at Stepping Stones Bali with a relapse of unilateral clubfoot. Rama had a large scar on the bottom inside of his foot which was left from an earlier attempt to treat his clubfoot surgically when […]

11
Oct

Mobile App Rollout in India Clinics

October 11, 2018   //   India, Innovation MiracleFeet’s mobile app CAST is making its way to clinics around the world! Its latest stop: India. Earlier this month. MiracleFeet India staff received training on how to use this exciting tool which was developed thanks to our $1M Google Impact Challenge Grant […]

09
Oct

Finding Clubfoot Treatment in a Refugee Camp: Dita’s Story

October 9, 2018   //   Indonesia, Patient Stories When four-year-old Dita was born with bilateral clubfoot in Indonesia, her mother was scared for the child’s future. The midwife who delivered the child saw Dita’s feet turned inward and upward but didn’t know about clubfoot or what she could do to […]

04
Oct

MiracleFeet and Fortune Footwear Partner on Clubfoot Brace

October 4, 2018   //   Donor Stories, Innovation MiracleFeet is excited to begin working with New York-based footwear and accessories company Fortune Footwear to produce the shoe for the MiracleFeet brace. Fortune Footwear was founded in 1985, when John Auersperg, Sr. and his sons John Jr. and Paul opened a […]

03
Oct

A First-Time Mother Faces Clubfoot in Uganda

October 3, 2018   //   Patient Stories, Uganda Murungi and her husband eagerly awaited the birth of their first child but were shocked when baby Cyrus was born with unilateral clubfoot. The parents, who work as a teacher and a church leader in their community in Uganda, were unprepared for […]

27
Sep

MiracleFeet Celebrates 30,000 Kids Enrolled in Clubfoot Treatment

September 27, 2018   //   Programs In November 2016, MiracleFeet reached a major milestone: treating 20,000 children with clubfoot in our partner clinics throughout the world. Now, less than two years later, we are pleased to announce that over 30,000 children have been enrolled in quality Ponseti treatment in 25 countries. […]

25
Sep

From Shock to Hope in Vietnam: Vy’s Clubfoot Story

September 25, 2018   //   Patient Stories, Vietnam MiracleFeet partners with Mobility Outreach International (MOI) to help children born with clubfoot in Vietnam access treatment. MOI has worked in Vietnam since 1989 and began treating clubfoot there in 2006. MiracleFeet began a partnership with MOI in 2017 to help children […]

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