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9039644 Orthopedic component for use with an orthopedic brace  
An orthopedic component for use in orthopedic device includes a rigid frame and a flexible subshell connected to and extending flexibly outwardly from the rigid frame. The subshell may have a...
9022965 Knee orthosis, and method for controlling a knee orthosis  
A knee orthosis and a method for controlling a knee orthosis including a thigh structure having a fastening structure to be fixed to a thigh, a lower leg structure which is pivotally coupled to...
9017274 Orthopedic device  
An orthopedic device has a main body panel including a longitudinal length with a curved cross-section, and opposed lateral and medial sides. A posterior panel is secured to the lateral and medial...
8979780 Adjustable immobilizing joint brace  
An adjustable immobilizing joint brace has a pair of opposed, spaced apart first supports for supporting and immobilizing a joint. Each first support has a pair of first joint holes proximate a...
8979782 Hinge used for the treatment of anterior and posterior cruciate ligament injury and method for using the same  
A device and method for using the device arranged to maintain anatomical alignment between a joint by creating a dynamic load around the joint to restore and maintain the anatomical alignment. The...
8956316 Knee orthosis for torn anterior cruciate ligament  
The orthosis includes an articulated framework made to be fixed on either side of the knee onto the thigh and lower leg, restraint straps attached to the framework and surrounding the thigh and...
8945035 Knee brace with improved gait swing assist  
A knee brace including a swing assist system for the storage and return of energy is disclosed. The knee brace optionally includes bladders for the application of pressure to the knee joint and/or...
8936560 Bracing and electrostimulation for arthritis  
A system for treating arthritis includes at least one joint stabilizing assembly for providing relief from arthritis. At least one signal transmission element engagement member is operatively...
8926539 Knee orthosis and orthotic method  
A knee orthosis that includes a medial tracking member that operatively fits along a lateral side of, and provides medial traction to, a patella having patellofemoral articular tissue; an inward...
8920349 Joint for an orthopedic brace with two adjustable angular range uprights  
A joint with adjustable angular range for a knee brace or other orthopedic braces with two uprights or rods fitted as auxiliary supports for the joints of the human body. The rods consist of two...
8920350 Orthotic strapping system  
An orthotic strapping system that loosens all or a portion of a strap by capturing the angular movement of an orthotic joint to move the attachment point of the strap. This can be done with...
8915874 Adjusting device for a joint mechanism  
An adjusting device having a first element and a second element movably mounted with respect thereto, wherein the first element has at least one latching device, and wherein at least one locking...
8915873 Knee brace with a reciprocal hinge  
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a knee brace comprises: an upper brace positioned at a thigh region of a wearer when the knee brace is worn; a lower brace positioned at a...
8911389 Knee-joint bandage made of elastic material and with application aid  
A knee joint bandage (1) is made of elastic material and has a pad assigned to the knee cap. The bandage is provided, on at least one side of the pad, with a flexible stabilizing rod (8,9) that...
8905955 Locomotion assisting device and method  
An exoskeleton bracing system includes: a trunk support for affixing to the trunk of a disabled person and leg braces for connecting to the legs of the person, each leg brace including limb...
8894595 Traction hip brace  
A traction hip brace which provides a traction force to the femur, pulling it out and away from the acetabulum. A knee brace element secures around the lower thigh and below the knee at the upper...
8882689 Knee brace  
Provided is a brace including upper and lower frame members and upper and lower cuff members. An upper adjuster is coupled to the upper frame member and upper cuff member and is configured to...
8882688 Orthotic joint stabilizing assembly  
An orthotic joint stabilizing assembly includes an assembly hinge, a first support and a second support carried by and pivotal with respect to each other about the assembly hinge, a hinge spring...
8870967 Artificial joints using agonist-antagonist actuators  
Artificial limbs and joints that behave like biological limbs and joints employ a synthetic actuator which consumes negligible power when exerting zero force, consumes negligible power when...
8870798 Systems and methods for treating human joints  
A brace includes a closed loop feedback system that provides electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) to a joint of a human patient in response to feedback from the joint and surrounding muscles. In...
8864689 Device for knee evaluation and relative brace  
A device for evaluating motion of a knee and for forming a brace which includes a first plate having four holes therein, a femoral arm, a tibial arm formed with a rectangular portion from which...
8864692 Knee brace and method for securing the same  
A brace includes a frame having first and second sections defined by a clearance, a rotary ratcheting mechanism connected to the frame, and an elongate tensioning element having a first end...
8858479 Adjustable joint positioning device  
A joint positioning device includes a restriction frame having a first straight section, a second straight section and two transverse section connected between the first and second straight...
8852133 Hyperextension brace assembly and methods of use  
Embodiments of the hyperextension brace assembly utilize a cross-strap attached to mounting facilities about a joint to limit the extension of limbs about the joint. The cross-strap assembly is...
8845567 Knee bandage  
A knee bandage is provided comprising a bandage base element and at least one massage pelotte. The bandage base element includes a central kneecap region, a thigh region and a lower leg region....
8840575 Orthotic fitting having a knee guide joint  
An orthotic fitting has a knee guide joint and two leg parts, which can be rigidly connected to a lower leg mounting part and an upper leg mounting part, respectively. The knee guide joint has a...
8821426 Leg support  
A leg support is adapted to be secured to a leg. The leg support includes an elongate and continuous strut having first and second rigid or semi-rigid segments, and a flexible middle segment...
8814815 Adjustable-sole, hinged equinus brace with toe wedge  
Devices and processes used to treat ankle equinus. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a brace and the corresponding method of use to treat equinus by stretching the Gastrocnemius...
8814814 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Systems and methods for treating human joints
 
A brace includes a closed loop feedback system that provides electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) to a joint of a human patient in response to feedback from the joint and surrounding muscles. In...
8808211 Elastic brace assembly and methods of use  
Example embodiments of the brace assembly utilize an elastic cross strap attached to mounting facilities about a joint to provide progressive resistance to the extension, flexion or other movement...
8795212 Hinge brace assembly having a structural outer plate  
A hinge assembly for an orthopedic brace includes, among other things, an outer plate adapted to fit over a lateral side of a hinge to protect mechanical components of the hinge. The outer plate...
8784349 Knee brace  
A knee brace for use by athletes or others requiring protection and support of the knee. The knee brace protects against abnormal motions of the knee, and provides direct and indirect patella...
8771213 Orthopedic foot support  
Orthopaedic foot support (1) to support long-term bedridden patients, characterized in that the foot support includes a preformed support of two parts, i.e. a top piece (2) that consists of a...
8764692 Knee brace with lightweight structure  
A knee brace for the correction of abnormalities of the knee such as varus or valgus knee, or for the various forms of osteoarthritis, consisting of a support structure with a sole direction of...
8753301 Adjustable resistance joint brace  
An adjustable resistance joint brace with a pair of pivotally interconnected semi-flexible struts compressing a rubber disc washer to impart resistance during knee, elbow, ankle and hip flexion...
8740829 Configurable subshell components in orthopedic devices  
A coupling device for an orthopedic brace includes an anchoring member for securing to a frame and protruding therefrom, and a subshell arranged to connect to the frame by the anchoring member....
8728018 Post operative hinge brace  
A hinge brace for supporting and restricting the range of motion of a patient's joint and methods of using the brace. The hinge brace includes a hinge with a first setting arm and second setting...
8690811 Knee brace  
A knee brace includes a sleeve; and a plurality of flaps including a first lateral flap coupled to a first side of the sleeve and configured to extend toward a center of the sleeve; a second...
8690812 Post operative knee brace with uniform symmetrical lateral adjustment  
A knee brace incorporates an upper attachment assembly received anteriorly on a thigh of and a lower attachment assembly to be received on a lower leg of a patent. Medial and lateral longitudinal...
8679046 Supporting device  
The invention relates to a supporting device for a support (12) used to support a lower extremity, in particular a knee joint, a lower leg, a foot or an ankle, an upper leg support (14) and a...
8672864 Body support for spanning a hinge joint of the body comprising an elastically stretchable framework  
A body support for spanning a hinge joint of the body comprises an elastically stretchable framework. The framework includes an integrally molded network of interconnected elastomeric segments. A...
8668661 Knee brace  
A knee brace, for use by athletes or others requiring protection and support of the knee, that includes an elastic base that covers the knee and adjacent portions of the leg of a person, a mesh...
8657772 Wearable device having feedback characteristics  
A wearable device having feedback characteristics including a compliant article arranged to extend over an anatomical portion of a wearer and for providing a user with information regarding range...
8585623 Orthopedic device  
An orthopedic device has a rigid or semi-rigid frame element defining opposed first and second sides, and is adapted to extend about at least a portion of a limb. The device includes straps formed...
8579843 Knee joint bandage  
A knee joint bandage made of elastic textile material having a profiled insert encompassing the kneecap in a recess, the insert being covered by an overlay fastened to the textile material. Within...
8551029 Active ankle foot orthosis  
An Active Ankle Foot Orthosis (AAFO) is provided where the impedance of an orthotic joint is modulated throughout the walking cycle to treat ankle foot gait pathology, such as drop foot gait....
8517965 Orthopedic brace having length-adjustable supports  
An orthopedic brace having length adjustable supports is provided. The brace comprises upper and lower supports rotatably connected by a hinge. Each of the supports comprises an elongate portion...
8517964 Adjustable orthotic device  
An orthotic brace includes a proximal support section pivotally connected to a distal support section, and each having a medial frame and a lateral frame connected to width adjustment plates. At...
8512267 Over-molded flexible knee brace  
A fitted hinge brace for supporting a joint that employs a flexible over-molding over hinge arms. The over-molded hinge brace dynamically conforms to the shape of the wearer in real-time, working...
8491511 Orthotic joint having two function means for forming a resilient dorsal abutment and a resilient plantar abutment  
The invention relates to an orthotic joint, in particular ankle joint for a leg orthosis, comprising a joint part with a splint mounting and a stirrup which is connected to the joint part to be...