IVO | International Association for Orthopedic Footware

The IVO promotes the international cooperation in the area of orthopaedic shoe technique. The IVO has, among others, the following tasks:

  • The organisation of international trade conferences, specialized exhibitions and competitions.
  • The promotion of professional contacts beyond the borders.
  • The common efforts toward a close cooperation with orthopaidists doctors, paramedical associations as well as with national and international institutions for the prevention and rehabilitation in the field of the orthopaedics.
  • The common efforts toward adjustment in the training and examinations systems and for a standardization of the profession.
  • The exchange of experience between the collaborators.
  • The promotion of the exchange of collaborators.
  • The taking of measures for the overcoming of the language barriers.
  • The establishment of contacts with professionals associations throughout the world.
  • The support of the third world in all questions of the supply of orthopaedic welfare and aids, and in particular the formation and continuing education and a suitable professional new generation.

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IVO - Offices Worldwide for Orthopedic Footware:

Bahnhofstraße 11
31008 Elze
Germany
Fon +49 (0)5068/930030
Fax +49 (0)5068/930040
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www.ivonet.org

 

member associations:

Australia
Pedorthic Association of Australia (PAA)
President: Ernest Tye
PO Box 1218, Green Valley Prestons NSW 2168, Australia
Fon 0061-2 9610 0018
Fax 0061-2 9506 3360
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www.pedorthics.org.au

Austria
Österreichischer Zentralverband für Orthopädie Schuhtechnik
President: Friedrich Jansohn
Adalbert-Stifter-Straße 23, 1200 Wien
Fon 0043-1-33 00 416
Fax 0043-1-33 00 416
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www.zv-ortho.at

Belgium
Belgische Vereniging van Orthopedisten
Orthesisten Schoentechnici v.z.w.
President: Jacky Beeckmans
Violetstraat 10, 2450 Meerhout
Fon 0032–14-3007-44
Fax 0032–14-3007-44
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www.aopob-bvoos.be

Canada
Association Nationale des Orthésistes du Pied
Presidentin: Hélène Bisson
2990 Chemin Ste-Foy,Québec, Québec Canada G1X 1P6
Fon 001-418-652-0100
Fax 001-418-652-7115
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www.anop.ca

Denmark
Foreningen af Ortopædiske Håndskomagermestre (FOH)
President: Preben Hansen
Automatikvej 1 - 3.sal -, 2860 Søborg
Fon 0045-23303487
Fax 0045-32713610
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www.foreningfoh.dk

France
Chambre Syndicale nationale des Podo-Orthesistes
President: Raymond Massaro
7 Rue de La Michodière, 75002 Paris
Fon 0033-1-40 17 05 29
Fax 0033-1-42 65 25 76
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www.csnpo.org/

L'Union des Podo-Orthésistes DE France (U.P.O.DE.F)
7 avenue Jean Lolive
93500 Pantin
Secrétariat : Marielle DUFAURE
Fon 0148468111-0688537613
Fax 0148919646
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www.upodef.com

Germany
Zentralverband Orthopädie-Schuhtechnik
President: Werner Dierolf
Ricklinger Stadtweg 92, 30459 Hannover
Fon 0049-511-421051
Fax 0049-511-425151
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www.biv-os.de

Japan
Nihon Seikeikutsugijutsu Kyokai (I.V.O. Japan) – Japanese Association for Orthopedic Shoe
President: Masateru Teramoto
2-14-15 Kamimaezu, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi 460-0013, Japan
Fon 0081-52-332-3644
Fax 0081-52-332-3644
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www.ivojapan.com

Luxemburg
Federation des Patrons Bottiers-Orthopédistes du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
President: Herr H. Lallemang
2 Circuit de La Foire Internationale, 1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
Fon 00352-4245 11-1
Fax 00352-542686 oder 0035-424525
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www.fda.lu
www.federation-des-artisans.lu

Netherlands
Nederlandse Vereniging van Orthopdedisch Schoentechnici NVOS
President: Paul Valk
Jan van Galenstraat 78, 3115 JG Schiedam
Fon 0031-10-40 90536
Fax 0031-10-47 32 818
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www.nvos.nl

Portugal
FITS-ALL Orthopeadics, Calcado Especial LDA – Portugal
Olav Toornend
Rua Oliveira Figueiredo, 386 Zona Industrial das Travessas
3700-202 S. João da Madeira
Fon 00351-256 810 470
Fax 00351-256 810 479
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www.fits-all.pt

South Tyrol
Landesverband der Handwerker L.V.H.
President: Helmut Burger
Mitterweg 7/ Bozener Boden, 39100 Bozen
Fon 0039-471-323200
Fax 0039-471-323210
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Switzerland
Vereinigung OSM, Fachverband für Orthopädie-Schuhtechnik
President: Karim Halef
Postfach 3065, 6002 Luzern
Fon 0041-41 368 58 09
Fax 0041-41 368 58 59
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www.osm-schuhtechnik.ch

U.S.
Pedorthic Footwear Association (PFA)
2025 M Street, NW, Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036
Fon (202) 367-1145
Fax (202) 367-2145
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www.pedorthics.org