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4771768 Controlled motion ankle fracture walker  
A controlled motion ankle fracture walker includes a foot supporting rocker to which the foot of a patient is releasably secured, and a leg support wrapped around the patient's lower leg above the...
4753228 Apparatus for foot stabilization  
Improved apparatus for stabilizing the foot to control gait, wherein a sleeve and a strap of limited elasticities are wrapped around the foot in a prescribed manner with the strap ends attached to...
4753229 Ankle brace  
A reusable ankle brace for preventing lateral ankle sprains. The brace is constructed from an ankle cuff and a foot piece, with three straps emanating from anchor points on the foot piece for...
4727863 Reinforced ankle brace  
An ankle support brace to provide generalized support to the ankle and specifically protect the anterior talofibular ligament from injury or aggravation of preexistent injury. A base is...
4719926 Hinged foot and ankle brace  
An ankle brace for constraining movement of the lower leg and foot about the normal horizontal axis of rotation of the ankle while inhibiting other rotation or extension or retraction movement...
4693239 Orthosis  
An orthosis for supporting a limb of a patient having soft tissue damage includes a semi-rigid shell having lateral, medial and posterior portions, and a soft porous pad which surrounds the limb...
4665904 Circular hinge for orthotic braces  
A preventive brace for supporting anatomical joints, such as the ankle joint, includes a semi-rigid leg-supporting shell conforming to the shape of the lower leg above the ankle joint, a...
4649939 Mid-hind foot stabilizer  
A stabilizing strap (80) for external use with a shoe (98) includes a plantar strap (82), a first dorsal strap (84), a second dorsal strap (86) and an Achilles strap (94). Dorsal strap (84) is...
4646726 Ankle joint orthosis  
The present invention relates to an ankle joint orthosis (1), which consists of an ankle part (2) that is fixed around the lower leg, and a foot plate (3), which is placed against the sole of the...
4638794 Joint cuff  
A joint cuff is provided for supporting and guiding an ankle joint and for preventing lateral twisting while assuring movement perpendicular to the joint axis. The joint cuff includes two side...
4630600 Ankle brace and protector  
An ankle brace and protector has a pair of similar opposing side portions which fit against the ankle and adjacent side portions of the users foot. These side portions are joined together along...
4628945 Inflatable ankle brace with porous compressible filler  
Improved orthepedic apparatus in the form of a generally U-shaped stirrup member having a base portion and a pair of opposed sidewall portions hinged to the base portion. A pair of air-inflatable...
4621648 Ankle support system  
An ankle support system is provided which comprises an ankle brace portion removeably attached to the user's foot and a strap support portion attached to the user's shoe and including one or more...
4602626 Post-surgical foot splint  
A foot splint to be worn following surgery on the metatarsophalangeal area of the foot includes the sole having an upper foot supporting surface and a lower ground-engaging surface, and a leather...
4597395 Ankle support including a heel lock and a crossover strap  
An ankle support assists in providing comfort and support to the tissues of the human ankle. The support may include inter-connected dorsal, plantar and heel straps forming a heel lock that can be...
4587962 Tibia/ankle orthosis  
A tibia/ankle orthosis includes a flexible jacket shaped to fit around the lower leg of a patient. The jacket has a continuous resilient front section for extending along the front of the tibia...
4573456 Foam body support  
A support is illustrated for the human body which is constructed essentially of a foam block having a plurality of spaced, aligned slits or narrow openings in the body support surface extending...
4573482 Arthroscopic surgery method  
An arthroscopic surgery device comprising a flexible boot to fit snugly around a patient's ankle and adjacent portions of the foot and leg and a belt to be worn around the waist of the surgeon;...
4572169 Removable lower leg brace  
A removable ankle brace (10) comprises a rigid shoe (14), side members (16) extending upwardly from both sides of the rigid shoe and side plates (18) extending upwardly from the side members. The...
4559934 Forefoot elevating device for peroneal nerve dysfunction cases  
The invention relates to a device for elevating the forefoot in cases of peroneal nerve dysfunction, comprising four main elements: (a) a sock firmly fitting the foot; (b) a special dorsal plate...
4556054 Ankle orthosis  
An ankle orthosis useful for the prevention and/or rehabilitation of inversion injuries is disclosed. The orthosis includes a cuff adapted for fastening around the leg above the ankle, a foot...
4554912 Plastic orthotic therapeutic device  
A plastic orthotic therapeutic device which applied correcting pressure for varus or foot inversion and equinus or foot drop. This combination is prevalent in a condition known as spastic...
4550721 Foot support  
A support for maintaining a wearer's foot at approximately a right angle with the leg includes a shoe having a brace fixedly connected or integrally formed therewith. The shoe has a sole and an...
4527556 Support brace  
An ankle support (10) for use in supporting an ankle bone and ankle joint is disclosed. The ankle support (10) includes first and second flexible portions (11) and (12). Each of the flexible...
4517968 Composite orthosis for ankle sprains and the like  
A composite orthosis immobilizes an injured joint such as the ankle, wrist, elbow or knee joint. Generally, the orthosis has lateral and medial support members extending along opposite sides of a...
4505269 Ankle splint  
A walking splint for substantially immobilizing the ankle joint of a human includes four discrete members that are adapted for placement on the posterior, lateral, medial and anterior portions of...
4497070 Unitary leg and foot protective device  
A unitary leg and foot protective device of soft energy absorbing material which may be worn by a human comprising a lower portion for covering the top and sides of the foot of the wearer, a...
4495942 Dynamic ankle brace  
A dynamic ankle brace which includes a U-shaped felt pad contoured to fit about the lateral malleolus of the ankle and an elastic strap member connected to the U-shaped pad and adapted to be...
4489719 Ankle support  
The present invention provides an ankle strap which can be attached to a shoe for mitigating ankle sprains. The strap comprises an elastic body portion having outer end regions, one of which is to...
4459980 Ankle and foot brace  
The invention disclosed herein is an ankle and foot brace adjustable readily to fit numerous sizes of shoes and legs, the brace includes a pair of spaced leg members, each leg member having means...
4454871 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An easily removable ankle-foot orthosis 11 is formed by molding an inner liner of plastazote foam 24 and an outer layer of polypropylene gel 25 to a positive shaped mold 10 of the foot 12 and...
4446856 Orthotic device  
An orthotic device that includes a boot for immobilizing the ankle and foot against relative movement and holds them in a neutral position of maximal joint congruency while providing a sole having...
4440158 Ankle supporter  
This invention represents an improvement over that of my prior U.S. Pat No. 3,028,861 in that whereas the ankle supported described and claimed in that patent provided general constriction and...
4392487 Method and apparatus for foot stabilization  
A method and apparatus for stabilizing the foot to control gait wherein an adjustable elastic sleeve and a substantially inelastic strap are wrapped around the foot in a prescribed fashion with...
4378793 Removable ankle brace  
A removable ankle brace (10) is provided for stabilizing the ankle of a patient. A flexible cuff (12) is initially wrapped about the ankle and lower leg of the patient after injury or surgery. The...
4351324 Therapeutic walking device  
A therapeutic walking device has features to aid sufferers from cerebral palsy in reducing the tendency to walk on the balls of the foot. The device includes a foot section and a calf section...
4323058 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace comprising a jacket having a lateral side portion on which a pair or arcuate members are pivotably secured for conformance about the underlying malleolus. The jacket is arranged to...
4320749 Apparatus for facilitating X-ray examinations  
An apparatus (10) for determining by X-ray examination whether an anterior talo fibular ligament has been ruptured includes an angle-shaped support structure (12) having an upright member (14)...
4313433 Ankle stabilizer  
An ankle stabilizer is provided which comprises a flexible jacket, a first strap, a second strap, a first fastener member associated with the first strap and a second fastener member associated...
4289122 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An ankle-foot orthosis made of thin-sheeted polypropylene material which comprises a foot section and a leg section articulately attached to one another on each side of the ankle in order to...
4280488 Ankle support with elastic panel  
The disclosed invention is an improved semi-rigid, ankle support generally conforming to the instep, ankle, and lower leg, and wearable inside a shoe, said support being comprised of one or more...
4280489 Ankle brace  
There is provided a generally U-shaped stirrup member having a base portion and a pair of opposed sidewall portions attached to the base portion. A pair of air-inflatable liners or airbags are...
4233967 Custom-fitted knee guard and brace  
A knee guard and brace having semi-rigid thigh and calf encasements for the protection of the knee area from the thigh to the calf. The device, other than padding, is made entirely of a plastic...
D255384 Ankle zone immobilizer  
4166460 Ankle protector  
An ankle protector for inhibiting lateral ankle bending motion assoicated with strains including an elastic stocking dimensioned and configured to snugly embrace the instep, heel, and ankle of the...
4144881 Apparel worn for the aid and protection of the body and for the support and assistance of impaired joint function  
An orthopedic prosthetic device, formed of interlocking links, which allows for full motion in the plan of articulation, yet which resists, lateral forces applied to the joint, and tendencies of...
4013070 Body part immobilizer  
A wraparound immobilizer for a body part of a patient, such as the knee, ankle or wrist, in which the inside and outside stays which assist in immobilizing the body part are adjustable to...
3834377 EASILY REMOVABLE ORTHOPEDIC SHOE PLATFORM  
This invention relates to an orthopedic device adapted for application to the shoe of a patient having partial paralysis or other infirmities which may induce weak or rolling ankles or a tendency...
3814088 ORTHOPEDIC BOOT  
A snugly fitting orthopedic boot having a rigid sole wherein the sole plate is part of a unitary frame along with side splints for the leg extending upwardly from the sole plate. The junction of...
3618598 LEG TRACTION ANKLE STRAP  
An ankle wrap for use with a splint and leg support members to provide a traction splint. An ankle wrap having five strap elements joined together, with first and second straps for wrapping a foot...