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7294114 Foot orthotic for safe ambulation  
An improved foot orthotic is disclosed which includes an L-shaped boot and a sole plate which mat be mounted to the boot using a bracket disposed in a recessed arch portion of the boot. Typically,...
7288076 Self-equalizing resilient orthopaedic support  
An ankle brace has first and second semi-rigid shell members for extending over the ankle and the lower leg on the inner and outer sides of the ankle. A sealed bladder pad is mounted to each of...
7285104 Orthotic device for the ankle joint  
Orthotic device for the ankle joint for external fixation of the ankle joint, with a median supporting shell and a lateral supporting shell forming a shell composite by means of a connecting...
7267656 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace comprising a pliable underliner and including medial and lateral straps including forward and rear strap segments which allow a wearer to independently adjust the tension provided...
7207961 Medical apparatus for feet  
A medical apparatus is provided. The medical apparatus is designed to be a foot covering that is specially designed for diabetic individuals who may have or be susceptible to medical conditions of...
7204819 Guard structure for protecting the lower limbs of the human body  
Guard structure (10) for protecting a lower limb, comprising a number of substantially rigid members (14, 26, 32), which are adapted to be removably and adjustably applied on to the thigh and the...
7192408 Physical rehabilitation device  
A physical rehabilitation device includes a first frame assembly, a second frame assembly and fixing assembly pivotally connecting the first and second frame assemblies. The fixing assembly has a...
7182743 Orthopedic night foot splint  
A foot splint for the prevention and rehabilitation of plantar fasciitis by maintaining a wearer's foot and, hence, his plantar fascia, in a preselected amount of dorsiflexion. The foot splint...
7171766 Ankle and foot stabilization support  
A ankle and foot stabilization support apparatus and method that provide stability while the user's foot is in the neutral, dorsiflexed, and plantarflexed positions. In one embodiment, the...
7166083 Knee-ankle-foot positioning kit  
A positioning system used to limit movement of the leg, such as when required after hip surgery. In at least one embodiment, a boot, which extends around the foot and lower leg, is secured around...
7166760 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace includes a single strap made of a substantially inelastic and flexible, non-adhesive material of sufficient length to be wrapped in a figure-eight configuration at least once about...
7163519 Foot orthosis with detachable and adjustable toe plate  
A foot orthosis includes a generally “L”-shaped splint having a generally upright leg-engaging section and a forwardly-extending foot support section with at least a portion of the splint being...
7160263 Preformed ankle brace  
An ankle brace of the type adapted to extend along the lateral and medial aspects of an injured ankle and lower leg for supporting the ankle during healing. A medial and lateral side support are...
7128725 Ankle brace  
A rear entry ankle brace for providing support and stability to an ankle includes a rigid internal support member covered on both sides by a soft durable material. The ankle brace is secured about...
7115105 Ankle control system  
An ankle control system, having a form-fitting sock, a semi-rigid support member, a lever motion stabilizing strap, a stirrup strap, and collar. The form-fitting sock has opposing medial and...
7112181 Tri-planar orthosis  
An ankle and foot orthosis brace for use in supporting, immobilizing and correction of physical anomalies associated with a patient's ankle or foot. The brace is of a multi-part construction...
7112182 Dynamic ankle protection apparatus  
An ankle support apparatus which is designed to protect the lateral maleolus ankle bone and the medial maleolus ankle bone. A cuff band is wrapped around the leg and a pair of elongated strap...
7112180 Below-knee orthotic device  
A below-knee orthotic device in which dorsal flexion and plantar flexion are enabled by a support spring connecting a lower leg sleeve and a foot sleeve. The support spring is clamped in the foot...
7112179 Orthosis  
An orthosis for stretching tissue around a joint of a patient between first and second relatively pivotable body portions. The orthosis includes a first arm member affixable to the first body...
7101346 Dynamic response ankle-foot orthosis with joint  
An orthotic device is developed and customized to control the (un)desired movements of the patient's defective lower limb. The device incorporates a footplate made of a rubber like elastomeric...
7094213 Adjustable foot and ankle device for gait control  
A foot and ankle control device including an ankle strap positioned to encircle the leg of a wearer immediately above the ankle. A foot support strap having a medial “D”-ring and a lateral...
7077818 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An ankle-foot orthosis having a structural frame formed from at least one layer of fabric impregnated with a hardened structural resin. The frame includes at least one anterior support member that...
7044926 Spherical joint orthosis  
An orthosis that provides hinging action between two shell parts that are on opposite sides of a skeletal joint of a limb is provided with joint components on the medial and lateral sides of the...
7022096 Ankle pad  
An ankle guard consisting of a band-shaped padding (14), with a substantially U-shaped longitudinal cross-section, which is configured to essentially cover the circumference of the foot in the...
7018352 Modular ankle-foot orthosis  
A modular ankle-foot orthosis includes a lower leg and ankle support and a plantar foot support. The two components may be secured together to provide more complete support for a patient, as...
7018351 Comfortable orthopaedic support and the method of making the same  
An ankle support (100) is constructed using a molded pad (110) and a rigid shell (112). The pad (110) and the shell (112) may be sealed together to form a bladder-pad cushion for comfort. The...
7014621 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...
7008390 Perforating vein massage device  
The device for massaging a lower leg comprises a base pad (2) arranged in an area of the sole and a bladder (1) arranged in the region of the lower leg. A tubular connection is provided between...
6997891 Leg support system  
A leg support system for transferring weight support from the ankle region of a leg to the upper portion of the calf just below the knee includes a weight-bearing support cuff and a pair of...
6994681 Disposable liner for the multi AFO/contracture splint  
The invention is a disposable liner for an AFO/contracture foot splint that is sufficiently soft and flexible so as to comfortably conform to body surfaces and provide a substantially close fit to...
6991613 Ankle fracture brace with break-away arm  
An ankle fracture brace has a foot support portion which receives a foot of a patient. A convertible leg support portion receives a leg of the patient. The leg support portion includes a pair of...
6976972 Suspension walker  
A suspension walker having a hard, outer boot shell with upright brace members attached on either side and a soft boot receivable thereon. The soft boot has a main pad in it with a removable,...
6974431 Apparatus and method for applying a total contact cast  
An improved apparatus and method for applying a total contact cast to a patient utilizes a kit of pre-packaged materials containing all of the items necessary. A uniquely designed padding strip...
6969365 Adjustable orthotic brace  
An orthotic brace is adjustable in response to a sensed brace parameter or a treatment regimen to optimize the attachment of the brace to a limb and alter the support provided to the muscles and...
6955654 Range of motion walker boot  
The invention comprises a range of motion device for use between a first member and a second member, rotatable connection between the first member and the second member, a range of motion limiting...
6945946 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 is disclosed, which comprises a rigid L-shaped support member and a rigid anterior support shell hingedly...
6945944 Therapeutic limb covering using hydrostatic pressure  
The present invention provides a therapeutic limb covering and an associated method of treating chronic swelling of a limb. The limb covering is uses hydrostatic pressure provided by liquid...
6932784 Protective and insulating cover for an injured limb  
A protective and insulating cover for an injured limb, especially a foot or a leg, is formed from fleece or other material, which is stretchy and warm with a double layer of material at the toes...
6929614 Flexion control ankle joint hinge  
A joint hinge, an ankle brace and a method of installing the joint hinge in an ankle brace. The joint hinge typically allows a patient or practitioner to set a range limiting system that includes...
6929617 Nonbulky ankle brace for use with footwear  
An ankle brace for comfortably supporting an ankle of a wearer by inhibiting motion between a foot and lower leg of the wearer. The ankle brace employs a laminated, moisture-wicking material for...
6926687 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An ankle-foot orthosis for relief of a patient from orthopedic dysfunctions comprising, in combination, a shoe and a brace assembly. The brace assembly comprises a leg member and a pair of opposed...
6923781 Master brace  
A brace for supporting the ankle or foot of a wearer includes: (a) at least two layers, an inner one of the at least two layers being included of an elasticized, close-fitting material, an outer...
6923780 Foot orthosis with detachable skid sole plate  
A foot orthosis includes a generally “L”-shaped splint having a generally upright leg-engaging section and a forwardly-extending foot support section with at least a portion of the splint being...
6913586 Method and apparatus for determining a dorsiflexion angle  
Apparatus for determining a dorsiflexion angle of a surgical patient's foot relative to the corresponding leg during tendon surgery. The apparatus includes a leg member having a first support...
6887213 Ankle-foot orthosis  
The present invention provides an ankle-foot orthosis (1) that comprises a strut (2) extending over the front of the lower leg and anterior of the lateral ankle, a foot plate (3) extending beneath...
6875190 Ankle brace  
Ankle brace with two arms extending over the ankle bones along the lower leg, said arms being joined under the foot by a flexible connecting member and being provided with cushioning chambers...
6866043 Ambulatory therapeutic footwear  
A cloth covered, thermally insulated therapeutic boot. Hook and loop fasteners and straps are arrayed about the boot to control the support angle between the foot and calf. Numerous other hook and...
6860864 D-DAFO (DeRoss-dynamic ankle foot orthosis)  
The D-DAFO (DeRoos-Dynamic Ankle Foot Orthosis) invention is a dynamic support system designed to maintain the correct alignment of the bones in the foot and ankle. The D-DAFO's dynamic stability...
6858017 Ankle brace with cuff and strap  
An ankle brace includes a heel stirrup including a base and left and right upright portions. Left and right pivot legs are pivotably connected to the left and right uprights, respectively. A cuff...
6837862 Breakaway leg sling  
The Breakaway Leg Sling is provided for use with a walker or crutches and suspends a single leg in a below-the-knee cast, shoe, or bandaged foot in a rearward, elevated position and assists the...