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5672156 Device to avoid twists in ankles  
An independent, removable device which is capable of being attached to the leg above the ankle and to the external side of the footwear in a variety of ways prevents ankle injuries. The device...
5665059 Pivotally adjustable self-supporting foot orthosis  
An ankle/foot orthosis for supporting a patient's ankle in a neutral orientation, including a calf section and a foot section pivotally coupled to the calf section to allow adjustment of a...
5657767 Dual jacket ankle brace  
A dual jacket ankle brace including a first set of lateral and medial sides are interconnected anteriorly, posteriorly, and at their bottom to form an inner jacket adapted to receive a foot and...
5637077 Custom-molded ankle brace  
An ankle brace product including an ankle brace for being custom-formed to the shape of an ankle while flexible and upon hardening providing a rigid, supporting custom fit. The ankle brace product...
5630792 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace comprising a pair of elongated substantially compliant and substantially inextensible body members designed to reside generally vertically along the opposite sides of the ankle. The...
5621985 Jumping assist system  
A jumping assist system to be mounted in conjunction with each lower leg and foot of a human which will cause the imparting of additional energy during the jumping movement which will result in...
5620413 Combination ankle brace and wrap  
A combination ankle brace and wrap is comprised of a compression support sleeve adapted to fit over the foot of the user. A non-elastic strap is secured to the pressure support sleeve and wraps...
5613941 Joint support apparatus  
A joint support apparatus for wrapping around a joint to protect and support the joint during sports-like or sports-related activities. The main body of the apparatus being made of at least one...
5611773 Range of motion cap for range of motion orthotic  
An ankle pivot cap for the capture of a dorsiflexion detent pin and a plantar flexion detent pin is disclosed. Each respective pin is captured at its head with the flat pin head exposed to a...
5605535 Ankle positioning splint  
An ankle positioning splint. The splint includes a load-bearing foot brace having a bottom plate for supporting a foot in a supported position against the plate. A pair of splint arms extend...
5593383 Securing apparatus for an ankle and foot orthosis  
A securing apparatus for an ankle and foot orthotic brace. The brace is used for supporting and selective immobilization of a patient's ankle and foot. The brace has a multiple part L-shaped...
5573501 Orthotic with indicia bearing layer  
A laminated, plastic orthotic device custom fitted to a wearer's extremity, typically a leg, wherein the orthotic includes a indicia bearing layer viewable on the outer surface of the orthotic. In...
5571078 Range-of-motion ankle splint  
A range-of-motion splint for applying torque to an ankle joint of a patient is disclosed. The splint includes a foot plate for supporting the foot of a patient. First and second foot brackets are...
5571077 Self-supporting foot orthosis with pivotally mounted cover  
An ankle/foot orthosis is provided including a generally "L" shaped frame secured to a person's ankle region with Velcro® straps or tape. The frame includes an aperture located over the person's...
5569174 Foot orthosis with detachable sole plate  
A foot orthosis has a generally L-shaped member to support the lower leg and foot of a patient. A flexible boot member is on the L-shaped member and is adapted to receive the leg and the foot a...
5545127 Laterally adjustable ankle and foot orthosis  
An ankle and foot orthosis device for support and selective immobilization of a patient's ankle and foot comprised of a multiple part L-shaped construction with a contoured leg support portion, a...
5542912 Foot splint  
A plastic foot splint is provided which has a back portion, a heel portion, and a foot portion. A diagonally extending frame connects the heel and the foot portions. The frame is substantially...
5542774 Orthotic joint  
An orthotic joint comprising a first member, a second member and an intermediate plastic member secured together by a pivot. The second member includes a cam follower affixed thereto. The first...
5527269 Ankle joint orthesis  
The ankle joint orthesis for the stabilization of the internal and external ankle joint comprises a medial shell and a lateral shell made of plastic. The shells extend from the heel region beyond...
5520628 Ankle encompassing pressure orthosis  
A custom fitted ankle brace (10) and a process for constructing the brace is described. The brace is comprised of anterior and posterior supports (12 and 16) connected together at their distal...
5507720 Shin and ankle protector  
The invention relates to a device for protecting a shin and ankle from blows and for supporting the ankle, allowing an athlete to participate in sports with an ankle injury. The device attachable...
5503622 Method of making an ankle encompassing pressure orthosis  
A custom fitted ankle brace (10) and a process for constructing the brace is described. The brace is comprised of anterior and posterior supports (12 and 16) connected together at their distal...
5501659 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace to be fitted about the lower leg and ankle of a wearer for inhibiting inversion and eversion of the ankle while accommodating plantar flexion and dorsiflexion is characterized by a...
5496263 Ankle stabilization system  
A system for stabilizing the injured ankle of a user has an ankle brace with an upper calf member hingedly connected to a lower foot member, and a plurality of reinforced areas for strengthening...
5492133 Improved flexible fastening strap  
An improved ankle support system including first and second support side walls and attaching straps which have an elongated hook portion pivotally attached to the side wall support and which has...
5489259 Pressure-normalizing single-chambered static pressure device for supporting and protecting a body extremity  
A single-chambered static pressure device and method for supporting and protecting a human lower extremity and for normalizing the pressure and forces acting thereon includes an inflatable wrap or...
5486157 Dynamic multi-angular ankle and foot orthosis device  
A substantially L-shaped orthopedic brace having a posterior upright that attaches at one end to a thermoplastic calf plate and at the other end to a thermoplastic foot plate. The brace further...
5472411 Ankle joint orthosis with u-shaped joint collar and flexible web  
The ankle joint orthosis includes a U-shaped joint collar having a web of a flexible material proceeding underneath the foot. The joint collar (20) includes two ankle splints (21,121), which are...
5472414 Universal fit ankle brace  
A one-size-fits-all ankle brace has a base member which is a unitary piece of elastomeric material, e.g., plush fabric covered neoprene, having an upper portion including a pair of mounting...
RE35113 Orthopaedic gel pad assembly  
An orthopaedic gel pad assembly includes a layer of gel, with a backing layer behind it, an apertured pad extending around the layer of gel and a thin plastic film extending over the front surface...
5472412 Limb brace with adjustable hydraulic resistance unit  
An articulated knee brace includes a pair of arms pivotally connected by corresponding pivot pins and gear segments supported by a set of hub plates having holes for receiving adjustable stop...
5464384 Achilles tendon support brace  
The Achilles Tendon Support Brace is an improved ankle support and protector of the achilles tendon; wherein two tendon supports are the key in assisting, rehabilitating and relieving pain within...
5464385 Walker with open heel  
A lightweight and removable leg walker is provided for stabilizing and rapidly healing lower leg injuries of a patient. The injured limb is disposed in a removable inner ankle bootie whose...
5460600 Universal foot splint  
A foot splint comprising a frame member fastened to the foot of a patient the frame member having a calf portion, a resilient heel portion spaced apart from the patient's heel, and an arch portion...
5460599 Orthopedic hinge assembly for a leg brace  
An orthopedic hinge assembly for connecting an upper and lower portion of a brace, such as a knee brace, includes a hinge housing member with an abductor member movably mounted on the housing...
5456658 Custom-fitting body part protector with cure-retarding storage system, method of constructing a body part protector, and method of custom-fitting a body part protector  
A body part protector assembly for being custom-fitted to a body part, and including a body part protector having at least two connected-together pad segments. Each of the pad segments having an...
5454780 Custom body protective device with variable reenforcement  
A multi-layer protective pad for being custom-fitted to a body member to be protected which includes a flexible inner cushion layer for being placed closest to the body member and an initially...
5453082 Protective medical boot with pneumatically adjustable orthotic splint  
A protective medical boot for treating or avoiding decubitus ulcers has an outer leg covering formed with a pair of cover panels having their seams hot-stamped together to provide a soft edge. An...
5449005 Removable, shoe interior ankle brace  
A quarter-top to high-top athletic shoe insert including horizontally elongated, generally parallel and panel-like edge upstanding wings having corresponding front and rear ends joined at their...
5445602 Flexible ankle brace  
An improved ankle brace may have two relatively rigid side supports, the outer edge portion of the lower area of the side supports, adjacent to the ankle being covered with a flexible or resilient...
5441015 Compression boot and method for treatment of injured limb  
An article for treatment of an injured leg of a horse includes front and rear pivotally attached parts. The two parts form a cavity for receiving the leg when in a closed position and allow the...
5435009 Inflatable compression garment  
An inflatable garment applies compression to a limb for the treatment of vascular disorders. The garment is made with an inflatable chamber formed from a blank of superimposed layers of sheet...
5431624 Therapeutic device for controlling orientation of a patient's foot with respect to the patients leg during a recovery period  
A therapeutic device includes an ankle-controlling section slidably attached to a foot-supporting section. Sliding the ankle-controlling section with respect to the foot-supporting section changes...
5429588 Ankle foot orthoses known as lower leg walkers  
A Lower Leg Walker for the treatment of ankle fractures and a variety of other injuries to the foot and ankle, has a foot platform base comprising a rigid chassis of more or less parallelepiped...
5425701 Orthopedic brace having width adjusting vamp  
An orthopedic brace to facilitate healing of injuries to the foot, ankle or portions of the leg above the ankle includes a boot having a lower edge section releasably connected to a sole. The...
5421822 Rehabilitating apparatus for an injured leg  
The rehabilitating apparatus includes an elongated rigid main support plate conforming to a leg and having a first engaging unit at a bottom end thereof, a rigid foot support plate having a second...
5403265 Pressure sock  
A pressure sock for the ambulatory treatment of venous ulcers about the ankle and lower portion of the leg of a patient. The sock has a lamina provided with a network of spaced apart,...
5399152 Apparatus for treating fractures in extremities  
An apparatus for treating fractures in extremities and regions of extremities which is in particular provided for the treatment of extremity fractures in the region of the lower leg, thigh, lower...
5393303 Attachment for leg and foot joint  
An ankle brace to be used for therapy and prevention of orthopedic injuries in the ankle joint area, the ankle brace is comprised of a main brace body (1) having a shank or lower leg covering...
5389065 Ankle brace with ATF compression  
A stirrup-type ankle brace having an outer shell member, the shell member having a lateral elongated, substantially rigid, support member with a corresponding supporting cushion thereon...