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9005140 Weight monitoring apparatus, weight monitoring system, and related methods thereof  
The present invention relates to embodiments which enable repetitive measurement and monitoring of the load applied to an apparatus, in a system, and/or by a method which may exceed a...
8986228 Method and apparatus for monitoring surgical traction  
Apparatus is described for measuring and displaying the magnitude of traction forces applied to a patient's lower limbs during surgery, and for measuring the direction and magnitude of...
8951211 Prosthetic limb monitoring system  
Parameters related to use of a prosthesis by a patient with a limb amputation are monitored using a tool that includes one or more piezoelectric force sensors. The resulting data are processed for...
8888721 Interactive virtual care  
An interactive virtual care system may include a user sensory module to acquire multi-modal user data related to user movement. A data analysis module may compare the multi-modal user data to...
8870795 Method and apparatus for analyzing gait pattern  
A method and apparatus for recognizing a gait pattern are provided. The method for recognizing a gate pattern includes: obtaining a walker's foot pressure distribution values through a pressure...
8868157 Thermal optical imager system and method for detection of peripheral neuropathy  
A system and method for assessing a peripheral neuropathy risk wherein the system and method according to one embodiment of the present invention detects abnormality which may be directed to a...
8852128 Computer system and method for assessing dynamic bone quality  
A computer system for assessing dynamic bone quality is provided, including a memory that stores executable instructions, a central processing unit (CPU) capable of accessing the memory and...
8840570 Multi-section limb and ligament evaluation apparatus and associated methods for using same  
A method and apparatus for reliably positioning a 3-segment limb, such as a leg or arm for imaging and medical analysis, which can accommodate for the patient's “natural alignment”. The apparatus...
8823526 Method of assessing human fall risk using mobile systems  
A method for determining the motive instability of an individual using foot pressure, foot speed and foot direction data collected from sensors on shoes. The sensed data is used to determine the...
8790279 Gait analysis system  
A gait analysis system for training or rehabilitation has an endless belt with pressure sensors underneath the belt to sense a person walking on the belt and an analyzing unit for analyzing the...
8771206 Interactive virtual care  
An interactive virtual care system may include a user sensory module to acquire multi-modal user data related to user movement. A data analysis module may compare the multi-modal user data to...
8758272 Systems, devices, and methods for monitoring an under foot load profile of a tibial fracture patient during a period of partial weight bearing  
Systems, devices, and methods for measuring an under foot load profile of a tibial fracture patient during a period of partial weight bearing are described. The system may include a walking boot...
8758273 Systems, devices, and methods for monitoring an under foot load profile of a patient during a period of partial weight bearing  
Systems, devices, and methods for measuring an under foot load profile of a patient during a period of partial weight bearing are described. The system may include a walking boot cast. A housing,...
8753275 Intelligent device to monitor and remind patients with footwear, walking aids, braces, or orthotics  
A system is provided for monitoring whether a user is wearing and/or using a tagged device such as prescribed footwear, a walking aid, a brace or other orthotics. The system may detect whether the...
8753294 Apparatus and method for evaluating ligaments  
The present invention is generally directed to apparatuses and methods for evaluating the amount of “play” in a joint. In one embodiment, an apparatus is provided that quantifies the rotation of...
8736439 Sock for bed-departure detection  
This invention is a method and apparatus for low-cost detection and alerting of bed-departure, which causes significant stress to caretakers of patients who often wander out of bed as a result of...
8679036 System and method for visualizing ground reaction forces on a human body  
The invention relates to a display system and method for measuring and displaying ground reaction forces of a human. The system comprising comprises a measurement plate having at least one sensor...
8639455 Foot pad device and method of obtaining weight data  
A foot pad device and a method of obtaining weight data from a force sensor in a foot pad worn by a user engaging in a footstep, including placing the force sensor under the ball of the foot of...
8628485 Gait analysis system and methods  
Systems and methods for analyzing the gait of an individual are disclosed. The disclosed systems and methods can be configured to acquire data from a first array and a second array of sensors that...
8603013 Pressure switches, transmitters, systems, and methods for monitoring a pressure at a tissue site  
Apparatuses, systems, and methods for monitoring a pressure exerted on a tissue site are provided. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a pressure switch adapted for placement adjacent the...
8597209 Foot correcting and balancing shoe assembly and method for correcting and balancing user's foot  
A foot correcting and balancing shoe assembly includes at least one sole unit having an imaginary transverse line dividing the sole unit into front- and rear-half regions. The rear-half region...
8571827 Smart footwear and operating method thereof  
Smart footwear includes: a film type insole sensor measuring a change of force applied by a user's foot, as a resistance value; an acceleration sensor measuring an acceleration value according to...
8467979 Intelligent sport shoe system  
The present invention is directed to a system for providing information to an athlete concerning the efficiency with which the athlete is using energy in moving relative to the ground or some...
8460218 Patient weight bearing monitor  
A weight sensor includes a pad of electrically insulative material having a through aperture and electrode plates secured to its top and bottom surfaces at least partially covering the aperture....
8454539 Method and device for detecting and preventing plantar ulcers  
A method of detecting a risk of occurrence of a plantar ulcer includes the following steps: monitoring at least the temperature and pressure of the sole of at least one foot; as soon as one of the...
8405510 System for measuring body balance signals and a method for analyzing the same  
A human body balance signals measuring system and the method of analysis thereof that has a measuring device, a filter amplifier, an A/D convertor (analog to digital convertor), a signal receiving...
8382684 Method and apparatus for displaying 3D images of a part of the skeleton  
The present invention relates to a method of displaying pressures and forces on a part of the skeleton such as the feet which relate to movements of the human or animal body, especially movements...
8384551 Sensor device and method for monitoring physical stresses placed on a user  
A sensor device has an insole, a sensor body abutting the insole, pressure sensors operably mounted on the sensor body for generating a pressure data signal, and an accelerometer mounted on the...
8382687 Method for determining the biological age of a companion animal  
A method for determining the biological age of the companion animal. A companion animal ambulates from a first region to a second region of a pressure detection unit and the footfall data is...
8366642 Management program for the benefit of a companion animal  
A management program for the benefit of a companion animal can maintain, enhance or improve the health and well-being of the companion animal. The management program can include recommendations...
8360987 System and method for monitoring plantar temperature of the foot  
A console for measuring plantar foot pressure includes a support case and at least two temperature sensitive pads, disposed in the case, configured to allow a user to measure the temperature of...
8290739 Method for determining relative mobility of regions of an object  
A method for determining a mobility of an object includes the steps of measuring at least a portion of a shape of an object under an initial increment of a weight load of a plurality of increments...
8269826 Measuring human movements—method and apparatus  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for measuring human movement of a test subject during a standard coordination and balance test. The test subject is placed in a selected test position, e.g....
8262590 Gait/balance analyzer  
An apparatus for analyzing gait and balance to determine visual spatial distortion including a treadmill having a movable tread, at least a weight bearing sensor for measuring weight bearing...
8261611 Method for analyzing gait pattern  
A method for analyzing a gait pattern includes: measuring, by a plurality of force sensing resistor (FSR) sensors, foot pressure values, and outputting the measured foot pressure values,...
8240769 Multipurpose lower extremity examination stool  
A multipurpose, lower extremity, examination stool, has at least one light set in integral cooperation with at least one mirror to facilitate an examination of a foot by a person, a clinician, or...
8192375 Apparatus and method for dynamically fitting insoles to a patient  
In one aspect, the present invention is directed to an apparatus for dynamically fitting an insole to a patient, the apparatus comprising: a first fitting panel, comprising: a virtual model of...
8167824 Sensation detection presentation apparatus and walking rehabilitation supporting apparatus  
It is intended to feed back any somatic sensation information on given body surface portion in easily understandable form without the use of special sensations, such as visual and auditory...
8152744 Shoe or insole fitting navigation system  
The present invention presents a shoe or insole fitting navigation system including a set of foot sole pressure measuring sensors for measuring foot sole pressure distributions; a set of TV...
8147430 Apparatus and method for testing a horse's tendons and ligaments  
An apparatus for testing a horse's tendons and ligaments includes a base plate and a rotatable plate with a guide member for receiving and positioning one of a horse's hooves thereon. A rod or...
8075501 Methods for designing a foot orthotic  
Disclosed are methods and systems for design of a foot orthotic, and a foot orthotic device designed in accord therewith. More specifically described is an individualized foot orthotic device to...
8048000 Patient weight and ankle displacement correlation device  
A device for correlating trend data with respect to a patient's weight ankle displacement can identify conditions indicative of congestive heart failure. A weight scale or similar device coupled...
8036768 System and method for creating orthotics  
Systems and methods for constructing custom orthotics are described. Several embodiments of the system use sensor pads to obtain both static and dynamic three dimensional information concerning...
8007450 Systems, devices, and methods for interpreting movement  
According to some exemplary embodiments, a method or system can involve associating a plurality of biokinetographic comparison results with a first specific dysfunction from a group of specific...
7976482 Device and method for knee ligament strain measurement  
A device for measuring displacement of the tibia in relation to the femur in response to an applied force or torque on the tibia. A first shaft is tiltable about a first axis close to the ankle...
7955280 Leg alignment for surgical parameter measurement in hip replacement surgery  
A CAS system and method comprises a first reference in fixed relation with the pelvis and a registration tool. A sensor apparatus tracks the first reference and tool. A controller unit receives...
7938788 Foot typing method  
A method for classifying foot types by measuring the position of the Rearfoot Supinatory End Range of Motion, the Rearfoot Pronatory End Range of Motion, the Forefoot Supinatory End Range of...
7878990 Gait training device and method  
A gait training device includes a pair of weight sensors with one of the sensors placed under each foot of an individual. The device also includes a microcomputer and a pair of electrical cables...
7878055 Sensor and analyzer for determining physiological limitations  
A sensing and analyzing device for determining when physical limits of a patient have been exceeded by the patient during exercise is provided. The device may comprise a sensing unit, analyzing...
7771371 Sports shoe with sensing and control  
Apparatus (20) is provided for improving athletic performance of a user, including a flexible insole (40), adapted for insertion into a shoe, the insole shaped so as to define one or more chambers...

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