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US20110092859 SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING AND PLACING SPINAL IMPLANTS OR PROSTHESES  
A system for determining and placing spinal implants or prostheses includes apparatus for measuring a change in position of vertebrae at an affected level of a patient's spine from a position of...
US20110275939 Ergonomic Sensor Pad with Feedback to User and Method of Use  
A portable system is provided for sensing and training a user to maintain correct posture while seated in a chair with a seat portion and a back portion. The system includes a first pad attachable...
US20130079678 ACTIVE SPINE INSERT INSTRUMENT FOR PROSTHETIC COMPONENT PLACEMENT  
A spine measurement system comprises a spinal instrument, alignment circuitry, insert instrument, and a remote system. The insert instrument comprises a handle, a shaft, and a module. The insert...
US20130079680 Spinal Distraction Tool For Load And Position Measurement  
A spine alignment system is provided to assess load forces on the vertebra in conjunction with overall spinal alignment. The system includes a spine instrument having an electronic assembly and a...
US20120123301 Spinal motion measurement device  
This invention is a minimally-invasive device, including bone-moving members and motion-measuring members, that can help surgeons to obtain objective, quantitative information concerning spinal...
US20100191088 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DIAGNOSING, TREATING, OR TRACKING SPINAL DISORDERS  
Methods and systems for performing a surgical procedure using implantable sensors are disclosed. The method includes providing one or more implantable sensors, each sensor configured for...
US20140188008 Device for Measuring Spinal Mobility  
A device and method for measurement of spinal mobility are provided for measuring spinal mobility. The apparatus is a hand-held device that includes a gripping portion connected to a force...
US20140243710 POSTURE TRAINING SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A posture training system and an operating method thereof are provided. The posture training system includes a sensor configured to sense information regarding user posture, a server configured to...
US20120232429 SENSING FORCE DURING PARTIAL AND TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY  
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for measuring forces in the space of a knee during surgery. Such forces can be caused by tension in the ligaments of the knee. A femoral member is...
US20110172567 POSTURE STATE CLASSIFICATION FOR A MEDICAL DEVICE  
Techniques relate to operating a medical device in response to a detected posture state of a patient. A trigger event such as a request to modify how therapy is being delivered to the patient may...
US20110313323 Method for treating a neurological disorder  
A therapeutic method for treating a neurological disease by accessing a neuraxial deformity and abnormal neuraxial stress. The method involves calculating a neuraxial stress, determining whether...
US20140018704 TRI-AXIAL ELECTRO-GONIOMETER FOR SPINAL MOTION, ASSOCIATED SYSTEM AND METHODS  
A goniometer has three potentiometers with axes of rotation that intersect at a point for measuring angular range of motion of an anatomy, such as of the spine or jointed appendages. The...
US20110004125 DEVICE FOR ASSESSING THE SPINAL COLUMN  
A device for assessing the spinal column intends to assess the lateral curvatures and deviations in the spinal column, in a standing position. It can be a non-invasive instrument that allows...
US20110046518 Posture Assessment and Feedback Instrument  
A posture assessment and feedback instrument (FIG. 1A and FIG. 1B) all contained within a single housing (1). The output of a capacitive sensor (4) within the housing (1) varies in response to the...
US20100312148 POSTURE EVALUATING APPARATUS  
A posture evaluating apparatus according to the invention includes: a grasp portion that is grasped with user's hands; a pedestal portion on which the user rides with both feet; inclination...
US20090264796 Virtual reality system for rehabilitation of low back pain  
The present invention relates to a virtual reality feedback system to measure trunk orientation of a low back pain patient, and then displaying the measurement information on a display device for...
US20130183695 BIOMECHANICAL-BASED METHODS OF DIAGNOSING SCOLIOSIS  
Methods for diagnosing a scoliosis (e.g., adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)) and/or a predisposition to developing a scoliosis based on the determination of the variation of osteopontin (OPN)...
US20060047232 Back training device  
A novel back training device is disclosed. The back training device includes a control box; a detector mounted to the control box, for detecting when a person bends at the waist; and an alert...
US20120283572 DEVICE FOR MEASURING THE ACTIVITY OF THE SPINAL CORD OF A VERTEBRA  
A measurement device for measuring activity of the spinal cord of a vertebrate, wherein the device includes at least one main probe (1) shaped to be fastened to a spinous process (2) of a vertebra...
US20060282020 Customizing an intervertebral implant  
A method and apparatus for customizing an intervertebral implant includes the initial step of obtaining a 3D anatomy of a series of vertebrae including an abnormal vertebra in a computer. The 3D...
US20110082393 ORTHOPEDIC ORTHOSIS  
The invention relates to an orthopedic orthosis for the purpose of bracing a body region of a patient, which may include at least one sensor contrivance provided for detection of movements of said...
US20130072820 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ASSISTING USER TO MAINTAIN CORRECT POSTURE  
An apparatus for assisting a user to maintain a correct posture is provided. The apparatus includes a determining unit configured to determine whether the user is using a portable terminal in a...
US20050119592 Device for analyzing the support reaction of the lower extremities for diagnosis of the state of the human spinal column  
The invention relates to a device for analyzing the support reaction of the lower extremities for diagnosis of the state of the human spinal column, having a right support stage (1) and a left...
US20100198226 Method and instrumentation for posterior interbody fusion  
A method and instrumentation for spinal interbody fusion is disclosed. The instruments and methods are particularly adapted for interbody fusion from a posterior approach to the spine. One...
US20130079679 System And Method For Vertebral Load And Location Sensing  
A load balance and alignment system is provided to assess load forces on the vertebra in conjunction with overall spinal alignment. The system includes a spine instrument having an electronic...
US20090234250 Device, Sensor, Sensor Element and Method for Measuring the Profile of a Spinal Column and for Measuring Changes in the Profile of the Spinal Column  
The profile of the spinal column and changes in the profile of the spinal column are continuously measured during movement along the entire spinal column in all degrees of freedom of its deformation.
US20090104620 Simplified Method of Determining Predisposition to Scoliosis  
The present invention relates to novel genetic markers associated with scoliosis, risk of developing scoliosis and risk of scoliosis curve progression, and simplified methods and materials for...
US20050119593 Method of viewing and controlling balance of the vertebral column  
The invention relates to a method of viewing and controlling the balance of a vertebral column of which one spinal segment is corrected by way of conventional spinal instrumentation. The invention...
US20050182341 Posture diagnosis equipment and program therefor  
To provide means capable of diagnosing a posture of an examinee conveniently, posture diagnosis equipment 1 is constructed including: photograph data receiving means 101 to receive photograph data...
US20090287118 FUNCTIONAL DISCOGRAPHY CATHETER  
Catheter devices for diagnosing and treating discogenic pain are provided. The catheter devices comprise a tubular body configured for insertion into an intervertebral disc and a pressure...
US20150150489 EXPANDABLE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS OF USE AND FABRICATION  
A system for assessing an intervertebral disc space comprises an elongated catheter with proximal and distal ends and an expandable body attached to the distal end of the elongated catheter. The...
US20140066814 STRAIN MONITORING SYSTEM AND APPARATUS  
A system for monitoring strain as an indicator of biological conditions, such as spinal fusion, glucose levels, spinal loading, and heart rate. The system includes an inter-digitated capacitor...
US20050148839 Method for non-invasive measurement of spinal deformity  
An improved non-invasive method for measuring a spinal deformity of a patient whose spinal prominences representing the spinous processes are registered and their position mapped. The method...
US20070161930 SIZING INSTRUMENT FOR A BODILY JOINT SUCH AS AN INTERVERTEBRAL DISC SPACE  
A sizing instrument for measuring a size of a bodily joint, such as an intervertebral disc space. The instrument includes an expansion assembly, a handle assembly, and an indicator assembly. The...
US20100063420 METHOD FOR VERIFYING THE RELATIVE POSITION OF BONE STRUCTURES  
A method for verifying the position of at least two bone structures relative to each other, comprising the method steps of: recording a three-dimensional dataset which represents the bone...
US20150201886 CONTACT SENSORS AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME  
Disclosed herein are novel contact sensors. The contact sensors disclosed herein include a conductive composite material formed of a polymer and a conductive filler. In one particular aspect, the...
US20080269645 Devices that Monitor Penetration of an Instrument in an Anatomical Structure  
A device to monitor penetration of an instrument in an anatomical structure including at least two electrodes, a source of current supplying the at least two electrodes, and means for measuring...
US20070213641 Constrained balloon disc sizer  
An intradisc sizer is provided. The intradisc sizer includes a constrained expandable member, a longitudinal element, and a dispensing device. A fluid may be used to inflate the constrained...
US20150150507 Adjustable Surgical Instruments and Methods of Use and Fabrication  
A system for assessing an intervertebral disc space comprises an elongated catheter with proximal and distal ends and an expandable body carried at the distal end of the elongated catheter. The...
US20070232905 Unconstrained Balloon Sizer  
The embodiments provide systems and methods for determining at least one parameter of an intervertebral space. The systems and methods may be useful to determine the appropriate size and geometry...
US20070073194 Method for measuring rotation angle of vertebral axial  
The invention relates to a method for measuring vertebral axial rotation comprising: obtaining an image of a vertebra to be measured; determining centers of ellipses of pedicles of the vertebra...
US20120283601 Method and Device for Restoring Spinal Disk Functions  
The present invention relates to medical devices, systems and methods for restoring spinal disc function. The invention provides a curved path through the vertebra into the disc through which the...
US20120179070 SPINAL PROBE WITH TACTILE FORCE FEEDBACK AND PEDICLE BREACH PREDICTION  
A spinal probe comprises a handle, a shaft coupled to the handle and a force sensor to detect forces applied to a tip of the shaft. A controller that executes a predictive algorithm to predict...
US20120289865 MONITORING CHARACTERISTICS OF AN INTERVERTEBRAL DISC AND/OR PROSTHESIS MATERIAL  
A vertebral disc prosthesis, a method of implanting a prosthesis and a deployment device is provided. The prosthesis may be implanted into the interior region of the vertebral disc so as to...
US20070073195 Apparatus for measuring rotation angle of vertebral axial  
The invention relates to an apparatus for measuring vertebral axial rotation comprising: a recognizing device for determining centers of ellipses of pedicles of a vertebra projected on an image; a...
US20110295159 Method and Apparatus for an Implantable Inertial-Based Sensing System for Real-Time, In Vivo Detection of Spinal Pseudarthrosis and Adjacent Segment Motion  
A vertebral processor designed to collect and interpret data from multiple surgically implanted accelerometers. Each accelerometer is surgically implanted into a vertebra of a patient utilizing a...
US20070276501 PATIENT-SPECIFIC SPINAL IMPLANTS AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Methods and systems for generating custom implants by programmatically analyzing a patient's image data to electronically obtain shapes and dimensions of relevant anatomical features of a target...
US20140303522 SCOLIOSIS EVALUATION SYSTEM AND EVALUATION APPARATUS APPLIED TO THE SAME SYSTEM  
The scoliosis evaluation system comprises a 3D sensor (100) that takes the back of a subject and acquires the 3D data thereon; a characteristic part designator (102) that designates a...
US20090202122 VERTEBRA CENTER DETECTION APPARATUS, METHOD AND RECORDING MEDIUM STORED THEREIN PROGRAM  
A plurality of medical images showing transverse cross-sections of vertebrae that have been imaged in advance are obtained. A spinal-cord region in at least one of the plurality of medical images...
US20070276294 STRAIN MONITORING SYSTEM AND APPARATUS  
A system for monitoring strain as an indicator of biological conditions, such as spinal fusion, glucose levels, spinal loading, and heart rate. The system includes an inter-digitated capacitor...

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