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5086760 Articulated orthotic brace for an anatomical joint  
An articulated, orthotic brace for providing support to an anatomical joint including a first support for detachably engaging a body portion adjacent the joint, a second support for detachably...
5070868 Adjustable splint  
An adjustable spring-loaded splint device is provided for supporting the ankle joint of a wearer. The splint device includes a pair of spaced lower struts and a pair of spaced upper struts...
5069202 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace for therapeutic and preventive treatment of ankle sprains including a foot shell having upright medial and lateral sidewalls and a curved posterior wall, medial and lateral upright...
5067486 Ankle stabilizing appliance  
An ankle stabilizing appliance is disclosed which comprises a boot-like body member, and a pair of stabilizing straps which extend in opposite directions from the rear edge portion of the body...
5044360 Orthosis with variable motion controls  
A releasable controlled-motion ankle-foot orthosis includes an elongated shell adapted for releasable attachment to the lower leg above the ankle joint, a foot support adapted for releasable...
5038762 Ankle joint orthosis  
An ankle-joint orthosis which comprises a U-shaped supporting yoke consisting of flexible material, the arms of which meet in a web below the foot, extend above the malleoli and are held together...
5020525 Ankle distraction apparatus  
An apparatus is disclosed which provides distraction of the talo-tibial joint so as to allow performance of arthroscopic surgery of the ankle. The apparatus is readily connectable to a standard...
5020523 Foot and leg splint device  
Disclosed is a device for splinting and immobilizing the lower leg, ankle, and foot of a human being. The device generally includes an L-shaped inner core member having a slightly cupped heel...
5016623 Ankle support  
An ankle support for use by persons recovering from an ankle injury or desiring to prevent ankle injury that includes a flexible heel foot support or shoe for fitting around the foot and ankle. A...
5014691 Ankle brace with densified batting  
A brace for an ankle includes first and second ankle guards for placement over the medial and lateral portions of the ankle, respectively. A foot sole piece connects the two ankle guards. A first...
5007916 Method and material for prevention of surgical adhesions  
An absorbable fabric which effectively reduces the incidence of postoperative adhesions when used as a physical barrier at the operative site is a warp knit fabric of oxidized regenerated...
5007416 Therapeutic ankle support system  
An orthopedic splint comprise a pair of arcuately shaped shell members to which are fastened on the interior surface thereof a foam pad and a flexible therapeutic insert in the form of a pad or a...
5007417 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace for providing generalized support to the ankle has a base and a tongue assembly that is separate from the base and is connected to the base in encompassing relationship to the ankle...
5000195 Ankle splint  
An orthopedic ankle splint including an elongate body panel adapted to underlie the arch of the foot and extend upwardly from the arch to overlie the medial and lateral sides of the ankle. The...
4998537 Support for the ankle joint area  
A supporting part in the form of a boot-like partial shoe, made of substantially rigid material, and which is open at the front and laterally encloses the rear area of the foot and also a portion...
4991234 Body support band  
A support band is disclosed having elastic portions and hook and loop fastener portions for encircling a portion of a wearer's body. One hook segment is positioned adjacent to the terminating end...
4982733 S T S (sub-talar stabilizer) ankle brace  
Disclosed is an ankle orthosis comprising a foot section, a cuff, and first and second flexible, non-elastic straps. The foot section has a heel portion to which an end of each strap may be...
4981132 Orthosis for the treatment of tibial torsion in children  
A molded plastic orthosis for treating tibial torsion in children without twisting the femur or hip, and which is adjustable to accommodate the growth of the child's leg. The orthosis is made of...
4977891 Variable support ankle brace  
An ankle brace having two relatively rigid side supports with inflatable bladders attached to them. The side supports are connected at their bottom by a flexible strap upon which is mounted an air...
4974583 Leg and ankle brace  
A fracture brace for leg and ankle treatment includes a shoe having a support surface for supporting the sole of a patient's foot, side walls extending generally perpendicularly to the support...
4974343 Foot support and cushioning device  
An ankle supporting and foot cushinoning device including a stretchable ankle having a tubular body fitting over at least a portion of the foot of the wearer and extending around the heel area to...
4966134 Ankle protector  
An ankle protector is disclosed comprising (i) a pair of supports each including a hard exterior shell and a conformable interior replaceable pad adapted to be fitted, pad facing the leg, onto the...
RE33395 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace which permits plantoflexion and dorsiflexion while limiting inversion and eversion of the ankle. The brace includes a heel stirrup including a heel portion received under the...
4964402 Orthopedic device having gel pad with phase change material  
An orthopedic device for treatment of injured joints or limbs having at least one gel pad including at least one phase change material for improving the thermal energy storage capacity of the gel...
4962760 Orthopedic restraint apparatus  
An orthopedic restraint apparatus having lower leg brace members, a contoured foot support, an adjustable ankle joint articulation system, and a hingedly mounted toe member. The ankle joint...
4962768 Stirrup-lock ankle support  
A reusable ankle support for providing support to the ankle region comprises a socklike elastic sheath with a pair of crossed elongated elastic straps attached thereto. After the sheath is...
4960135 Ankle restraint device  
An ankle restraint device having a first or outer ankle brace configured to substantially conform to the lower leg, ankle and foot of the wearer and offer generalized support. A second or inner...
4958643 Hinge joint  
A hinge joint includes a first planer element and a second planer element, each of said planer elements having an exterior side and an interior side. Each planer element exhibits an opening for...
4955149 Ski boot with ankle support  
A ski boot comprises a rigid outer shell and an inner shell which is relatively flexible. The inner shell features a relatively flexible saddle region which extends over the metatarsal and/or...
4953543 Cruciate ligament leg brace  
A leg brace for alleviating problems with torn or damaged anterior or posterior cruciate ligaments includes an upper assembly oriented longitudinally with and extending circumferentially around...
4938222 Therapeutic bandage  
A therapeutic bandage is set forth wherein the bandage is formed with an "L" shaped body including a quarter spherical relief opening at the exterior juncture of the vertical and horizontal legs...
4938777 Ankle orthosis  
An ankle orthosis device is described which comprises a foot receiving cup or shoe which is integrated with or to which is rigidly attached a force transmitting rib which has an inverted Y-shape....
4934355 Foot brace  
A foot brace for correcting paralysis caused by cerebral vascular impairment. The brace has a heel cup for positioning around the wearer's heel and a portion of the wearer's foot and clamp means...
4926846 Method and device for limiting intermalleolar expansion  
A device for limiting the intermalleolar expansion in the mortise of a human ankle without significantly limiting the range of ankle dorsiflexion or plantar flexion.
4922630 Athletic shoe with inversion resisting device  
An improved athletic shoe for resisting ankle inversion is disclosed. The shoe includes an inversion resisting device which prevents inversion of the ankle while permitting a full range of motion...
4919118 Motion limiter for short leg walker  
A motion limiter (2) for use with a short leg walker (4) includes a threaded shaft (20) passing freely through a hole (42) in a sliding block or guide (36) that is pivotally attached preferably to...
4913755 Method of forming orthopaedic gel pads  
A method for forming gel-filled cushion pads that provide a resilient support against the ankle, comprises the use of a vacuum chamber substantially covered at the top with a perforated base...
4878504 Ankle brace with compression straps  
An ankle brace having compression straps to give generalized support to the ankle region and specifically place it in a mild compressive state when relaxed such that upon engagement in rigorous...
4869267 Adjustable tension ankle support  
An ankle brace includes an outer supporting casing for enclosing the ankle, and two side cruciate elastic straps, each having one end secured within the supporting casing near the sole of the...
4865023 Ankle support apparatus  
This invention relates to an ankle support device which may be worn separately or incorporated into footwear, and which provides a method for bracing the ankle against lateral sprains. The ankle...
4864741 Ankle support  
The invention relates to an ankle support system to protect against ankle injuries. The ankle support system comprises a leg brace mounted to the leg of the wearer and an anchoring strap for...
4862900 Ankle support structure  
A U-shaped bow forming a bottom-sided yoke and side legs forms together with a curved front wall and upper rearwardly extending curved flaps an absolutely stiff shell for a patient's leg in order...
4844058 Biomechanical ankle brace  
A brace for treating an ankle comprises an elastic sleeve having a plurality of elastic straps secured to the sleeve. The sleeve is attached to the patient's ankle, and the elastic straps are...
4844094 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace for insertion into a shore with laces for immobilizing the ankle against inversion or eversion while permitting planter-flexion and dorsi-flexion, includes, a pair of side supports...
4841957 Brace for treating and relieving posterior heel pain  
A brace is provided for treating inflamed tissue and relieving posterior heel pain. The brace includes a mounting member having a foot receiving sleeve and an upper body portion for fastening...
4834078 Ankle-joint orthopaedic prosthesis  
Ankle-joint orthopaedic prosthesis designed to provide stabilization of the tarsal joint in the case of ligament instability and to provide guidance after injuries to the ligaments, while...
4825856 Reinforced ankle and foot brace  
An ankle brace for relative confinement of the foot and ankle to help prevent injury to an individual engaged in active conduct, or inhibit aggravation of pre-existent injury, or provide...
4821743 Removable in-shoe ankle brace  
An ankle-joint brace is formed as a tube of a heat-shapable synthetic resin formed along its full length on one side with a throughgoing entry slot. The tube is sufficiently deformable that the...
4805601 Device for lower limb extremity having weight-response pressure chambers  
Therapeutic device for wearing by an individual on a lower extremity to facilitate rehabilitation of a injured foot, ankle and/or lower leg area by promoting venous blood flow in the injured area...
4776326 Modular lower limb bracing system  
A modular bracing system has a relatively small number of elements adapted so that some or all of them may be easily connected to make a variety of braces for the lower limb in the first instance....