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8465445 Ankle and foot orthosis  
An orthosis comprising a foot plate, at least one structural frame strut is disclosed. The orthosis frame strut is formed from layered fabric that is infused with a hardened structural resin.
8454546 Orthopedic device having a patient compliance system  
An orthopedic device includes a strut assembly having a resilient shell defining opposed first and second sides, and a patient compliance system. The patient compliance includes a tightening strap...
8454545 Rear entry ankle brace with medial and lateral access  
An ankle brace includes a foot and ankle holder made from a flexible fabric having a foot portion transitioning to an upper ankle portion with opposite first and second sides. The upper ankle...
8435199 Therapeutic boots stabilization wedge  
A device for stabilizing a limb, typically when the limb is in a therapeutic boot. A wedge-shaped stabilization block includes an outwardly-extending tether. A fastener in the form of spaced...
8435198 Support shell assembly for supporting and splinting legs  
In a support shell assembly for supporting and splinting legs comprising a left and a right leg shell and a sole element that is fastened to the leg shells, wherein the leg shells and the sole...
8425442 Ankle stabilizer  
An ankle brace is configured to provide lateral and/or medial support of an ankle joint between the leg and foot and broadly includes an upper brace anchor secured to the leg above malleoli of the...
8425440 Orthotic capable of accepting replaceable supports for a pivoting joint of a human body  
An orthotic for a joint of the human body, at which a body part pivots, includes first and second hinge members able to extend along respective posterior portions of body parts near the joint. The...
8409123 Adjustable dorsal night splint  
A dorsal night splint has dynamic adjustable features that allow the patient to adjust the splint while in use to control the stretching of the plantar fascia and Achilles. A semi-rigid flexible...
8382694 Ankle-foot orthotic for treatment of foot drop  
An ankle-foot orthotic is provided that treats steppage gate by preventing foot drop during movement. The orthotic having an ankle brace linked to a user's shoe by an elastic strap. The elastic...
8376971 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....
8361002 Orthotic apparatus and method for using same  
An inflatable bladder position a distance from a joint is attached to an external structural support which crosses the joint but does not support it. By inflating the bladder one limb segment is...
8348875 Locomotion assisting device and method  
A method of controlling an exoskeleton bracing system to walk includes identifying an expected current stance, receiving a tilt signal from a tilt sensor, and receiving a ground force signal from...
8337442 Ankle joint orthosis  
The invention relates to an ankle orthosis comprising a U-shaped support stirrup made of a flexible material, the sides of which stirrup converge beneath the foot in a web projecting as a tab...
8323282 Accessory device for an orthopedic fixator  
An accessory device for an external orthopedic fixator where the fixator has an external frame made up of frame components which surround the lower leg and ankle of a patient with one or more...
8323224 Ankle foot orthosis  
Disclosed is an ankle foot orthotic device for assisting a user during gait. The device comprises: a foot support having a shape and size configured to the plantar aspect of a user foot, the foot...
8317735 Ankle support with calcaneous control strap  
A foot support having straps which receive the calcaneous and wrap around the midfoot in a tensioned state for stabilizing the rearfoot and the midfoot to avoid excessive inversion and eversion of...
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Adjustable dorsal night splint
 
A dorsal night splint has dynamic adjustable features that allow the patient to adjust the splint while in use to control the stretching of the plantar fascia and Achilles. A semi-rigid flexible...
8287477 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....
8282588 Orthopedic device having hybrid frame elements  
An orthopedic device includes a rigid or substantially rigid frame element having a first thickness and a periphery, and an overmolded portion surrounding at least a peripheral segment of the...
8277401 Closure system for braces, protective wear and similar articles  
A closure system for braces, protective wear and similar articles is disclosed. The closure system includes a plurality of opposing lace guide members and a tightening mechanism. The closure...
8277404 Orthopedic or prosthetic support device  
An orthopedic or prosthetic support device is arranged to conform and secure to a limb of a wearer. The device includes a resilient support member adapted to extend about a limb, and a tensioning...
8273043 Orthosis apparatus and method of using an orthosis apparatus  
The present invention provides a new and improved orthosis for use in effecting relative movement between bones in an arm of a patient. The apparatus includes a lower cuff gripping distal bone,...
8251937 External fixator assembly  
An external fixator assembly structured for placement and use substantially adjacent the ankle area of the body and including a support assembly comprising at least one base segment and one or two...
8251938 Providing relative translation without rotation  
A device may include a first plate and a second plate, and a linkage system that attaches the first plate and the second plate to one another such that the plates are capable of translating...
8251933 Compression-garment band method  
A therapeutic compression garment is disclosed. The compression garment may include a first band wrapping around a first portion of a limb. The first band may deliver to the first portion a first...
8251935 Ankle orthosis  
The present invention provides an orthosis for stretching tissue around a joint of a patient between first and second relatively pivotable body portions. The orthosis includes a first member...
8235924 Orthotic brace  
An orthotic brace (30) for a joint includes a bracing device (40) having first and second portions (42, 44) movable relative to one another and a mechanism (100) for placing the bracing device...
8235869 Device for generating power from a locomotion energy associated with leg muscles acting across a joint  
A device for generating power from a locomotion energy associated with leg muscles acting across an ankle joint. The device including: a cuff worn on the leg; a shoe; an energy absorbing element...
8226585 Brace having inflatable support  
The systems and methods provide or use a brace for patient's limb that includes, among other things, a non-inflatable, rigid, lower housing for supporting the sole of a patient's foot, and an...
8221340 Hybrid compression stocking  
A compression stocking for compressing a limb is disclosed. The stocking may include a proximal tube, a distal tube, and an transition line or zone. The proximal tube may have a distal end and a...
8221341 Adjustable response ankle foot orthotic  
An ankle-foot orthotic device incorporating an adjustable response system allowing the hindfoot to recognize that the foot landed on the heel during a walking sequence is provided. The device is...
8216165 Compression garments with heel elevation  
A compression garment includes a backing member with a proximal end portion and opposed distal end portion. The backing member is configured to be disposed about at least a portion of a lower leg...
8211045 Ankle stress relief device  
A novel ankle gapping device includes a lower leg engaging apparatus, a foot engaging apparatus, and a biasing member disposed between the lower leg engaging apparatus and the foot engaging...
8202239 Ankle derotation and subtalar stabilization orthosis  
The invention is an ankle derotation and subtalar stabilization system that incorporates a pivoting adjustable-tension oblique tether strap that is anchored to both a forefoot component and leg...
8157755 Movable joint having up to six degrees of freedom  
A movable joint (100) including: a body (102) having two spaced apertures (104, 106) connected by an opening (108); two arms (110, 112) having ends receivable in the apertures; and a resilient...
8152749 Stabilization wedge for ulcer prevention and therapeutic/treatment boot  
A device for stabilizing a limb, typically when the limb is in a prevention and therapeutic/treatment boot. A wedge-shaped stabilization block includes an outwardly-extending tether. In one form...
8147439 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An ankle-foot orthosis having a tubular calf brace and a splint. The calf brace is configured to substantially enclose and compress a calf of a patient and includes a front wall, a rear wall and a...
8105257 Extremity stress attenuation modality with resistance-mechanism engaging member  
The present invention provides an extremity stress reducing modality for a human subject having an extremity, the extremity having an uninjured portion and an injured portion. The modality...
8100845 Ankle support with calcaneous control strap  
A foot support having straps which receive the calcaneous and wrap around the midfoot in a tensioned state for stabilizing the rearfoot and the midfoot to avoid excessive inversion and eversion of...
8096965 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...
8083704 Systems and methods for off-weighting a limb  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for limb off-weighting, including a sleeve operable to wrap at least partially around a leg, a support strut coupled to the sleeve to receive...
8070700 Lower extremity enhancer  
A lower extremity enhancer to be worn by a user includes two leg supports having a plurality of jointed links. Proximal ends of the leg supports are connected to a back frame. Distal ends of the...
8062243 Orthotic device for a pivoting joint of the human body  
An orthotic device for a joint of the human body, at which a body part pivots, includes first, second and third members. A first connection joins the first member and the second member and defines...
8048012 Articulated custom ankle-foot orthosis systems  
A custom articulated ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) system is disclosed that is formed on a cast of the wearer's foot. The custom articulated AFO has an adjustably tightenable calf section hingedly...
8043245 Orthopedic device having a patient compliance system  
An orthopedic device includes a strut assembly having a resilient shell defining opposed first and second sides, and a patient compliance system. The patient compliance includes a tightening strap...
8029451 Compression sleeve having air conduits  
A compression sleeve is described as having a first sheet, a second sheet attached to said first sheet and defining at least one inflatable section, and at least one conduit disposed within the...
8012112 Orthopedic braces and casts with aerating arrangements  
A brace for providing therapeutic pressure to a person's or animal's body part is provided together with a venting device for use with a cast or brace. The brace has a rigid exterior shell which...
8007454 Ankle support assembly and method of supporting an ankle  
An ankle support assembly is formed from a flexible wrap body comprising a foot wrap portion and an ankle wrap portion. The wrap body is formed from an elastic material to provide a degree of...
8007456 Variously adjustable night splint with adjustable spacers and lock-out hinge  
A low cost foldable orthosis for the treatment of foot and ankle conditions including plantar facitis and tendonitis, the orthosis is a foldable molded portion manufactured in a variety of...
8002724 Circumferential walker  
An orthopedic device in the form of a circumferential walker includes a first member (posterior shell) and a second member (dorsal shell) corresponding to the first member. An outsole or plantar...