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6837863 Body joint liner  
A body joint liner including at least one divergent channel such that when in use on a persons body, tissue fluid flow is encouraged. A body joint liner including a first pressure gradient for...
6827696 Ankle-foot orthosis  
An ankle-foot orthosis comprising a generally L-shaped member including a lower leg support having a U-shaped cross section, a U-shaped heel support portion and a foot support portion. The lower...
6824523 Adjustable mounting housing for orthotic ankle flexure joint  
An assembly for an orthosis includes a flexure unit for joining two parts of the orthosis, such as a foot shell and an ankle or leg shell. One end portion of the flexure unit is supported on a...
6793640 Ankle support  
An ankle apparatus for a person with a paralytic foot includes a body with a free end and a connector end, and a support portion with a rear wall. The support portion extends between the free end...
6793638 Leg stabilization and alignment device  
A leg restraint and alignment device for use with ankle and foot orthotic braces used in support and immobilization of a patient's ankle and foot. The device is of a contoured L-shaped...
6790165 Rehabilitation aid  
A rehabilitation aid includes a leg sleeve, an adjusting means connected to a front side of the leg sleeve, a spring connected at an end to the adjusting means, and a foot strap connected to...
6790193 Foot lifter orthesis and method of formation  
A foot lifter orthosis including a dorsal leg shell, extending over the rear foot, which can be fixed by a strapping means to the calf of the orthosis wearer and which has a forefoot shell section...
6779282 Insole  
An insole which extends from the toes to the heel includes at least one fluid-filled container; a control unit for enabling a user to increase or reduce an amount of fluid in the container; and a...
6773411 Knee brace  
A flexible knee brace that provides support to the knee, meniscus, ligaments, and muscles of the leg, and assists with the rehabilitation of the knee when injured, pre-surgery, and post-surgery....
6767332 Active ankle support  
An ankle support for protecting an injured or uninjured ankle which includes lateral support members having a flexion region operable to limit plantar and dorsal flexion to 40 degrees. Lateral...
6752774 Tension assisted ankle joint and orthotic limb braces incorporating same  
An improved limb brace joint includes a band that operates in tension to rotationally bias first and second longitudinal members of the joint. The band of the joint biases the rotation of the...
6726646 Brace cushion  
A padding or cushioning device adapted to be worn with a leg brace includes a cloth body fabricated from soft, supple material. The cloth body is provided with elastic straps so that it may easily...
6718656 Shoes and braces with superelastic supports  
Described are shoes, orthodic appliances, and anatomic braces containing superelastic support members for enhanced performance. The superelastic supports provide dynamic response to deflection. As...
6715218 Unidirectional support device  
Disclosed are unidirectional support devices and articles incorporating such devices. The devices are substantially flexible in one direction while substantially rigid in an opposing direction....
6699209 Foot splint for treatment of plantar fasciitis  
A foot splint for securing a heel and toes of the foot in an extended position comprising an elongated rigid plate including an elevated proximal region and an elevated distal region and an upper...
6695797 Foot support system  
A foot support system for actively and passively supporting a foot of an individual suffering from drop foot. The foot support system includes an upper support removably attachable to the leg, a...
6692454 Shoe, ankle orthosis and method for protecting the ankle  
A method for protecting the ankle against injury, limit subtalar joint motion of the ankle by controlling the motions of segments of the subtalar joint fore and aft of the subtalar joint while...
6689079 Support device with pressure adjustment section and method of use  
A protective and pressure normalizing device including a support member having an exterior wall and an interior wall which define a first chamber, wherein the support member comprises a pressure...
6682497 Methods and apparatus for treating plantar ulcerations  
The present invention provides methods and an apparatus for treating patients having ulcerations of the lower foot, including patients suffering from diabetic neuropathy. The brace generally...
6676618 Ankle-foot orthosis and a method for making the same  
An ankle-foot orthosis is made integrally from a thin, shaped lightweight material. The orthosis comprises a flat foot-supporting member for extending beneath the sole of a foot of a user, a calf...
6673054 Body protection article having a gelatinous material with a therapeutic additive  
The present invention is directed to a vitamin additive such as Vitamin A, B12, C, D, E, incorporated into the thermoplastic material of a sock, glove or like body protection article. The...
6656145 Ankle brace with removable single piece hinge  
An ankle brace with a single piece hinge, interchangeable stirrup and pivot legs and an adjustable strap position fastener for protecting and exercising an injured ankle or for use with other...
6652474 Ankle brace  
An ankle support (10 ) includes a first portion (11), which is a boot-like member, and an outer member (30). A pre-configured figure eight member comprising a strap (240 ) is positioned around the...
6648843 Combination night splint and walking boot  
A frequent method of treating Plantar Fasciitis, acute ankle sprains, Achilles tendon repairs, foot drop or other conditions is a so-called night splint which may be utilized by a patient while...
6617485 Bandage for the ankle joint  
A bandage 1 for the ankle joint, with a lower-leg part 20 and with a foot part 10 with two straps 11, 12, the lower-leg part 20 having at least one strap 21, 22, the foot part 10 having a first...
6602215 Ankle brace with arch sling support  
An ankle brace having a lateral upright limb member and a medial upright limb member to which a footplate/stirrup is pivotably secured. The brace includes a medial sling mechanism including a...
6595937 Bent splint and method of manufacturing the same  
The present invention relates to a bent splint used to wrap affected parts such as a fractured part and a ligament fractured part so that they do not move, and method of manufacturing the same....
6564393 Protective ankle wear for bicyclers  
Apparatus, particularly adapted to covering and protecting the ankles of off-road bicycle riders from injury, has an ankle-length sock made of elastic knitted fabric covering each of the rider's...
6554785 Therapeutic combination gel and air bladder pack  
An orthopedic device of a therapeutic nature which includes an air bladder and an overlying gel bladder. The air and gel bladders are joined and are secured within a retainer which is adapted to...
6540705 Ankle brace providing upper and lower ankle adjustment  
An ankle brace having an upper portion and a lower portion. The upper portion defines an interior having a first circumference. The lower portion defines an interior having a second circumference....
6537238 Orthotic device for a lower limb  
An orthotic device for a lower limb, comprising a one-foot support, a vertical rod, a cuff for fixing the orthotic device on the calf, the one-foot support being linked to one end of the vertical...
6524266 Ankle brace with cuff  
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...
6517505 Pliable orthotic device  
The present invention relates to an orthotic for correction of foot pronation and a method to fabricate the foot orthotic. The orthotic includes a thin formable body having pliable medial and...
6514253 Apparatus for locating interlocking intramedullary nails  
An apparatus for locating interlocking intramedullary nails comprises a slide device which is disposed at the near end of the nails and is capable of adjustment in various directions. The slide...
6514254 Clamp device for orthopedic external fixator  
A clamp device for use with an external skeletal fixator for being coupled to a patient's limb, and strap structure having a first end for being coupled to a patient's extremity and having a...
6511449 Inflatable brace system  
An inflatable cast system for immobilizing a lower extremity of a human. The system includes a pair of outer shell members shaped to conform to the lateral and medial sides of the lower extremity,...
6503218 Ankle brace  
This invention is an in-the-shoe ankle brace (10) including a girth (21), an adjustable fastener (25) attached to the lateral ends of the girth (21), an ankle bone cover (30) extending downward...
6491654 Adjustable locking weight bearing device for use with a medical boot  
A soft medical boot mounted in a splint. A soft liquid filled cushion is disposed in the ankle portion of the boot and positioned in an adjusted position with respect to a heel opening in the boot.
6485447 Foot support device with adjustable forefoot rocker angle  
A foot support device for use on the foot of a human being includes a foot cradle. The foot cradle has a rear portion and a hinged forefoot support portion. The hinged forefoot support portion may...
6478762 Method and means for supporting the burned foot of a patient  
A foot orthosis has an L-shaped support member having leg, heel and foot portions. An anklet and a plurality of straps extend around the support member to engage the burned foot and secure the...
6464659 Pressure relief insert for therapeutic foot enclosures  
A heel and forefoot plantar surface suspension device to be located to relieve pressure to ulcerated or injured forefoot and heel areas of a patient's foot. A contoured elongated pad of synthetic...
6447469 Ankle support  
An ankle support and method for providing ankle support over a user's foot. The ankle support includes a stiff stirrup and ankle strap having an elongated, generally straight shin portion and...
6443919 Custom ankle brace system  
A custom ankle brace which is made to compensate for debilitating conditions of an individual patient's ankle area. The brace is custom made by creating a negative cast of the patient's...
6423021 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace and shoe therefor allows substantial forward and rearward movement of an ankle while substantially limiting side-to-side motion of the ankle. The ankle brace includes a semi-rigid...
6409692 Ankle foot orthosis donning device  
An orthopedic guide to aid in donning an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) is disclosed comprising an L-shaped channel and a rocker to allow the L-shaped channel to smoothly rotate generally about the...
6409695 Ankle-foot orthotic  
An ankle-foot orthotic which permits plantarflexion and dorsiflexion while restricting inversion and eversion of the ankle. The orthotic includes a lower leg shell attachable to the lower leg of...
6406450 Orthopedic ankle brace  
A unitary boot-type ankle brace is provided having the capability of stabilizing an ankle against inversion and eversion without limiting normal plantarflexion and dorsiflexion of the ankle and...
6394971 Ankle brace and support and method  
Disclosed is an ankle support which includes a low temperature, formable plastic, closed-cell foam sewn to a soft orthopedic appliance to provide the desired rigidity and conformability, and a...
6379321 Plantar fascitis support apparatus  
A plantar fascitis foot support apparatus, including a support strap for being positioned in a generally U-shaped configuration along the medial and lateral aspects of the ankle and extending...
6375633 Heel care device and method  
The present invention relates to a protective and pressure normalizing device for a body extremity, having a topside, an underside and two other sides. The device has, at a minimum, an support...