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7993295 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace comprising a base of flexible material shaped to wrap around the sides of a foot and ankle and underneath a portion of the foot, with a support strap for protecting the anterior...
7988652 Joint brace adjustable device  
The present invention discloses a pivotal disc is pivotally coupled to a first brace and a second brace. The pivotal disc has a motion-limit member and a positioning member limiting the angle by...
7988651 Inflatable device for use in impulse therapy  
A device for use in applying impulse therapy to a limb of a human body and including an inflatable bladder or pad that has opposing hermetically sealed first and second side walls. The device also...
7988654 Brace hosiery apparatus, assembly and method of use  
A brace hosiery apparatus including a hollow, cylindrical brace covering disposed about at least a portion of an orthotic brace and a first connector that when removably connected to a second...
7967768 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An ankle-foot orthosis that comprises: an elastic structure (50) formed of contiguous first (52) and second (54) tubular members, the second tubular member being set at an angle to the first...
7951101 Adjustable orthopedic aid for an extremity  
An orthopaedic aid for an extremity includes at least one adjustable element for positioning the orthopaedic aid relative to the extremity. The detector arrangement includes a plurality of...
7947004 Lower extremity exoskeleton  
A lower extremity exoskeleton, configurable to be coupled to a person, comprises two leg supports configurable to be coupled to the person's lower limbs and configured to rest on the ground during...
7942838 Compression garment  
An apparatus for applying pressure to a body part includes one or more bands of compressible or non-compressible material.
7935068 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...
7935067 Anchored ankle support  
The present invention is directed to an anchored ankle brace including an anchor strap that connects an anchor member and ankle support member creating an increased resistance to lateral roll at...
7931606 Compression apparatus  
A compression apparatus is described having a sleeve and an inflatable member disposed within the sleeve, the inflatable member being movable in relation to the sleeve. The compression apparatus...
7922677 Rotary joint of articulation prosthetic implement having rotating load setting means, articulation prosthetic implement using the rotary joint and method of making articulation prosthetic implement  
A method of manufacturing an articulation prosthetic implement includes the steps of previously manufacturing a on-way clutch covered and fitted with a metal bush, the metal bush covered and...
7918811 Support device for a joint  
Support devices for joints of the human body are disclosed. A support device for an ankle includes a main body having a medial portion and a lateral portion disposed about the ankle, and an...
7909787 Reconfigurable heel elevator  
A method and apparatus for eliminating or otherwise reducing or mitigating pressure on an individual's heel while the leg is in an extended position, while allowing for ambulation without...
7908771 Removable spat for a shoe  
A removable spat may be used with a shoe having a sole and an upper. The spat includes a boot portion having a back opening and a front end, and a sleeve connected to the boot portion. The back...
7905850 Device and method for combining an athletic shoe and conventional ankle brace to limit active ankle inversion  
A device and method is provided wherein a non-extendable strap is attached to the interior of an athletic, or other type of shoe, commencing on the instep side, extending below the user's foot,...
7896826 Versatile orthopaedic leg mounted walker  
An orthopedic walker for mounting on the lower leg of a patient includes a walker base having a central area for receiving the foot of a patient and a spaced lower surface including an outer sole,...
7896828 Orthosis  
An ankle support that is adapted to securely hold the lower leg, ankle and foot of a wearer so as to provide reparative support thereof and an associated method of fabrication thereof. The ankle...
7887498 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...
7883483 Control device and control program of walking assisting device  
A control device and a control program of a walking assisting device, wherein a desired assist ratio, which is a desired value of the ratio of a force to be supplied by a walking assisting device...
7878993 Ankle-foot orthosis device  
An ankle-foot orthosis comprising a leg member 12; a foot member 14; a frame 16 connecting the leg member to the foot member, wherein the frame comprises a first revolute joint 18 that rotates...
7874997 Medical product, also for sports use, and relative manufacturing method  
A health product for sports use, in particular a joint support includes a main strap (5; 105; 205; 305) destined to surround the part of the body to be supported. The main strap includes: a bottom...
7871389 Structural element for a sports shoe, such as a ski boot, snowboarding boot, trekking boot, or such like  
A structural element for a sports shoe provided with a casing able to be selectively configured between a first rigid condition and a second flexible condition. The structural element comprises a...
7846115 Motion controlling hinge for orthopedic brace  
A motion controlling hinge for an orthopedic brace is provided. The hinge includes an actuator secured to one arm, and at least one spring member. As the arm with the actuator pivots in a first...
7833184 Device and method for treating foot with adustable bladder  
A device and method for treating a foot and ankle with a splint and an adjustable bladder. The method includes providing a device including a rigid splint that maintains a heel of the foot and at...
7828759 Heel lock ankle support  
An ankle support has a tubular sock-like elastic sheath which, in use, is slipped over the foot and ankle of a wearer and extends upwardly over the lower leg, the sheath thereby having lateral and...
7828758 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...
7819832 Ankle foot orthotic  
An ankle-foot orthotic is provide for assisting persons having lower extremity weakness including weak dorsiflexor and plantar flexor muscle groups. A combination of flexible and stiff...
7815586 Adjustable restraint for the lower leg and/or foot  
Adjustable restraint includes a plantar plate surrounded by a peripheral element about which a plurality of supports can be positioned; a support system attachable to that plate or element for...
7815587 Below-knee orthosis  
A below-knee orthosis with fastening devices for fastening the orthosis to the foot and to the lower leg includes an L-shaped support spring made of a resilient material. The L-shaped support...
7806841 Non-ambulatory thermotherapy device for heat and cold therapy of the foot/ankle complex and hand/wrist complex  
A non-ambulatory thermotherapy device for contacting and applying hot or cold therapy to a treatment area of a user of the non-ambulatory thermotherapy device. The device has at least one pad made...
7806843 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...
7798150 Pressure ulcer prosthesis and method for treating and/or preventing pressure ulcers  
A pressure ulcer prosthesis (10) having an elongated body (11) to support a patient's limb. The body (11) has a longitudinally extending support surface (13) that is arcuate and concave in...
7785283 Ankle stabilizing device  
A functional ankle brace is custom tailored to optimize the magnitude and direction of the stiffness and fit of the ankle brace, so as to slow down the inverting motion of the ankle joint enough...
7771373 Control device and control program of walking assisting device  
A control device and a control program of a walking assisting device, wherein a desired assist ratio, which is a desired value of the ratio of a force to be supplied by a walking assisting device...
7766851 Below knee orthosis  
A below-knee orthosis comprises a footplate, which is carried by a connecting element projecting therefrom, the upper end part of which has a releasable coupling that can be coupled to an upper...
7762974 Ankle brace with mechanical advantage closure system  
An orthopedic ankle orthosis having a closure unit with a pull system that provides a mechanical advantage for applying user-desired forces to the ankle joint structures and yet permits the ankle...
7758529 Systems and methods for improved off-weighting  
Embodiments of the present invention include an apparatus for encouraging compliance with a prescribed orthotic treatment, including an orthotic device applied to a limb of a user, a strap coupled...
7753866 Flexion control ankle joint with spherical hinge  
A joint hinge and a leg brace having the joint hinge that includes a spring loaded spherical joint for coupling a proximal portion and a distal portion of the joint hinge. The spherical joint...
7753864 Foot support device  
A device for treatment of plantar fasciitis and/or Achilles tendonitis comprises (a) a calf strap removably engagable to the calf of a leg, (b) a foot assembly removably engagable to the foot of...
7753865 Highly stable ankle brace  
In ankle brace apparatus, the combination comprising a foot and ankle holder having a lower foot portion, and having an upper ankle portion with opposite first and second sides, said upper ankle...
7740602 Ankle foot orthotic brace  
An ankle foot orthotic foot brace device includes a primary elongated resistance member attached to and extending from a base disposable under a user's foot. The primary resistance member includes...
7731673 Walking assisting device  
A compact and easy-to-use walking assisting device capable of reducing constrained feeling given to a user and allowing a free swing of the arms of the user in walking. The walking assisting...
7727173 Method and apparatus for the treatment of plantar ulcers and foot deformities  
A custom-made ankle/foot orthosis for the treatment of patients having plantar ulcers and foot deformities is disclosed, which comprises a rigid L-shaped support member and a rigid anterior...
7727174 Orthopedic device  
An orthopedic device as in a dorsal splint for treating plantar fasciitis includes a substantially rigid splint member having an overmolded flexible edge and living hinges, or substantially rigid...
7722556 Ankle foot orthosis and method therefor  
An ankle foot orthosis that provides a patient with forward flexing, energy loading, and balance control. The orthosis may also be adjustable for size and fit. The orthosis couples opposing...
7722555 Lockable hinge  
A lockable hinge for use in orthopedic braces is provided. When used in a knee brace, the present hinge provides a knee-immobilizing brace that assists persons with standing and/or walking. The...
7713224 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace is made to be very comfortable and easy to use while still providing sufficient support.
7708707 Inflatable device for use in impulse therapy  
The invention relates to impulse therapy and particularly to a device for applying impulse pressure intermittently to a human foot to enhance blood circulation around the body. In the prior art...
7682322 Articulated orthosis providing lift support  
An orthosis having at least one adjustable joint for articulating two hinged parts of the orthosis, the joint comprises a tensor for carrying the load applied between the two hinged parts....