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7678067 Apparatus for providing dorsiflexion assistance in ankle foot orthoses and night splints  
An apparatus for providing dorsiflexion assistance in an orthotic device having ankle and foot sections joined by a hinge connection. The orthotic device may be, for example, an ankle foot...
7670308 Medical splinting apparatus and methods for using the same  
An articulated, adjustable, and lockable alignment arm, and associated extensions and accessories, which are user manipulable to model the size and shape of the fractured limb of a patient in the...
7666155 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...
7666157 Surgical protective tool positioning apparatus  
A surgical protective tool positioning apparatus includes a base, and two symmetric connecting bases disposed on the base, each having a containing groove formed by enclosing a first sidewall, a...
7662117 Splint for a joint connection and methods for production of such a splint  
The invention relates to a splint for a joint connecting two parts of a human body or of an animal, such as the ankle, knee or elbow for example, comprising at least one rigid shell (1,2),...
7662120 Curved guide mechanism and walk-assisting device  
A curved guide mechanism includes a guide unit having an arcuate guide track, and a movable body movably engaged with the guide track via a plurality of engagement elements. The guide track is...
7651472 Ankle stabilizing apparatus having a pivotable stiffening unit  
An apparatus for stabilizing movement of an ankle comprises in one embodiment a flexible body member for receiving a foot and a stiffening unit secured to selected portions of the body member such...
7648472 Pneumatic achilles sleeve  
The pneumatic Achilles sleeve assembly comprises a sleeve and at least one strap for fastening the sleeve around the ankle. The sleeve assembly positions an arch cell which contains a dynamic...
7645251 Orthosis and footwear attachment mechanism for same  
A quick-release mechanism for disconnecting the footwear and footplate of an orthoses from a rotation bar, 90-degree bar, or other component of an orthosis is disclosed. The mechanism allows the...
7625348 Orthotic liner  
An orthotic device includes a rigid support member and a removable inner liner having a contact surface adjacent the support member formed of a non-skid or non-slip material. The liner may include...
7625349 Biomechanical custom made foot orthosis and method for making the same  
A biomechanical custom made foot orthosis (10) and a method for making the same. The orthosis (10) has a thermoformed flexible top layer (12) made of a first moldable synthetic rubber material,...
7624519 Foot and ankle protective apparatus  
A foot and ankle protective apparatus provides support and protection with simultaneous pliability. The apparatus is especially helpful to those who have recently had a cast removed and still...
7618387 Foot orthosis support device method and apparatus  
A corrective device to be worn on a human foot having a misalignment and positioned inside of footwear. The device having an inner shell having a first material composition and flexibility, and...
7618388 High-rigidity light-weight rehabilitation walking boot  
The present invention provides a kind of high-rigidity light-weight rehabilitation walking. The boots include a foot support, two leg supports and two strengthening pieces. The foot support is...
7611476 Vacuum-sealed orthotic, prosthetic, and other body worn devices  
Active suctioning is used to evacuate a fabric, film or membrane for the purpose of securing orthotic, prosthetic, or other body worn articles, including sports-related articles. In contrast to...
7611477 Toe lift strap  
The Toe Lift Strap is a foot support system primarily for stroke victims that do not have muscular control of their foot. This loss of muscular control allows the foot to turn under and they...
7601131 Chafe and/or a walker  
The present invention is directed to a chafe useable on an orthopedic walker and including members which define a slot through which a strap, such as the strap of a walker, may pass. The chafe...
7597674 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,...
7591798 Ankle brace  
A brace worn by a user has side shell portions disposed in or on the lateral and medial sides portions of the brace to support the medial and lateral sides of the user's ankle. The shell may...
7585285 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...
7578799 Intelligent orthosis  
An orthotic frame has proximal and distal frame members joined by a knee joint, and a foot support joined by an ankle joint to a distal end of the distal frame. A knee actuator connected between...
7578800 Tether member connecting a knee brace to a boot  
The invention provides a device for protecting ligaments in a knee joint of a user. The device includes a knee brace positionable about a knee joint of a user and a boot wearable on a foot of a...
7569022 Body orthosis  
A body orthosis having a pair of body protective members adjacent to each other in a vertical direction, in which one of the body protective member 1 is constituted so as to rotate freely with...
7563238 Orthopedic boot  
An illustrative embodiment of the orthopedic boot includes a boot frame having a sole portion and a pair of spaced-apart adjusting frame elements carried by the sole portion. A boot is carried by...
7559910 Tendon and ligament support for horse's fetlock joint  
A tendon and ligament support for a limb joint, such as an ankle joint, in particular a horse's fetlock joint. A first collar (1) is adapted to embrace the limb above the joint and a second collar...
7549969 Apparatus for assisting body movement  
An apparatus for assisting in body movement includes a framework which is connectable with a human body and an elastic force transmission system connected with the framework. The elastic force...
7544174 Quiet flexion/extension stop for orthopedic brace and orthopedic brace incorporating a quiet flexion/extension stop  
The present flexion and/or extension stop includes a body portion constructed of a hard and durable material and at least one bumper portion constructed of a soft and resilient material. The stop...
7524295 Convertible ankle brace  
An ankle brace may be convertible so it can be used at various stages of treatment, from functioning as a splint when the ankle is first injured, to functioning as a pivoting, relatively...
7513880 Ankle-foot orthosis having an orthotic footplate  
An ankle-foot orthosis including a footplate having a line of progression that extends from a heel portion to a middle portion to a toe portion of the footplate, and a leg support connected to the...
7510538 Shoe with energy storage and delivery device  
According to the invention, a shoe having at least one base spring element, which is arranged between appendages at a heel zone of the shoe and at a shaft zone taking support at the front edge of...
7497839 Ankle support  
An ankle brace utilizes first and second strap segments. The strap segments are positioned proximate the bottom portion of the brace and extends up and across the front portion of the brace before...
7481786 Device for administering cold therapy to ankles  
A device for administering cold therapy to a human ankle, and a method for administering cold therapy to a human ankle using the device. In accordance with the invention, two opposing flexible...
7476208 Method of fabricating an ankle brace  
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...
7465281 Versatile hardenable cast or support  
A cast or support for use in limiting movement of the anatomy to promote healing of an injured body part includes initially flexible and subsequently rigid double-knit material, or other casting...
7465284 Ankle support  
An ankle support having a first layer made from a rayon tape material and a second layer made from a non-woven polyester gauze material, the rayon tape material having a Young's modulus from about...
7462159 Knee-ankle-foot orthotic device  
An ankle-foot orthotic device comprising a main hinge assembly; ankle hinge assembly; two ankle pivot points; foot plate; lower leg housing member; upper leg housing member; and cable; wherein the...
7462160 Dynamic rotary orthotic control system  
An orthotic device includes a composite strut, a footplate removeably attached to a lower end of the strut, an upper tibial cuff removeably attached to an upper end of the strut and a lower tibial...
7458948 Heel-supporting protective boot  
A heel-supporting boot capable of supporting a leg of a person in a supine reclining position, such as a bedridden patient, to reduce the risk of bed sores, foot drop, etc. The boot includes a...
7458950 Ankle foot orthosis  
An ankle foot orthosis for remediation of foot drop symptoms includes a flexible cuff formed of a panel having an inner foam substrate to which is bonded an outer layer of stretchable fabric...
7452343 Ankle support  
An ankle support utilizes a strap having a first end and a second end. The first end forms a loop adapted to go around a user's foot and the second end is adapted to go around the user, proximate...
7429254 Articulated ankle foot brace having a malleolar window  
An ankle foot brace having a heel stirrup, a lower lateral and medial uprights, and an upper lateral and medial uprights hinged to the respective lower uprights. A malleolar window, preferably...
7419476 Pressure-sensitive adhesive component for ankle and use thereof  
To provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive component that can be quickly and easily used to fix an ankle joint by persons having no expert knowledge on taping without causing problems such as...
7413555 Joint orthosis  
A joint orthosis with a first joint part (4), a first splint (5) connected to the first joint part (4), a second joint part (1), a second splint (2) connected to the second joint part (1), and a...
7364557 Joint coupling for prosthetic brace  
A compact joint coupling for a prosthetic brace can maintain a fixed state and can accommodate bending motion of the brace. A rotor having a recessed groove formed therein is rotatably mounted on...
7364561 Ankle brace with removable plate  
An ankle brace with a removable plate comprising a stirrup having a bottom portion and an inner and outer upright leg depending upward therefrom. An inner pivot leg is pivotally attached to an...
7335177 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An ankle-foot orthosis for aiding or enhancing a user's foot and ankle movement, wherein the orthosis comprises at least one strut member, a calf shell, a foot shell, and a plurality of segments....
7329229 Orthopedic splints  
An orthopedic wrist splint with an initially generally planar malleable metal core covered by a layer of synthetic foam padding material on each of its opposite sides and protected by an outer...
7303538 Versatile orthopaedic leg mounted walkers  
A versatile orthopedic walker includes a high strength engineered plastic base with spaced upper and lower surfaces and upwardly extending slotted strut supports. The base may be laterally and...
7303537 Ambulation assistance device  
An ambulation assistance device is provided with a leg support that releasably secures to an individual's leg and supports the leg in a positively flexed position. An elongated pylon extends...
7297091 Method and apparatus for anterior and posterior mobilization of the human ankle  
An apparatus for anterior and posterior mobilization of the human talocrural joints for rehabilitation and/or therapeutic utilization. A patient's foot is secured in an apparatus and an Ankle...