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9039645 Orthopedic device providing access to wound site  
Orthopedic device for treating neuropathic ulcers and other injuries while allowing easy access to the wound site on the plantar surface of a patient's foot includes a base portion and a sole that...
8998834 Ankle foot orthosis  
In one aspect, an ankle foot orthosis generally comprises a leg member, a foot member, and a drive assembly. The leg member is configured to be releasably fastened to a leg of the wearer. The foot...
8979783 Orthopedic devices, systems, and methods of use  
Orthopedic devices, systems, and methods of using the same are disclosed. In an embodiment, an orthopedic device intended for use with at least one moveable body part of a user may comprise a...
8973162 Assistive and protective garments  
A garment consists of a close-fitting sleeve body formed of a stretch textile, and which includes an open upper end, an open lower end, and a body-receiving volume extending through the sleeve...
8968228 Ankle brace and method of using same  
An ankle brace and a method of bracing an ankle including a footplate with a heel portion; an attachable wedge for tilting the ankle brace to adjust a hindfoot varus or valgus position; and an...
8967151 Ambulatory therapeutic footwear  
A therapeutic fabric boot that warms the calf and foot, permits ambulation and provides for moisture absorption and selective exposure and ventilation of the covered extremity. An internal foam...
8944065 Boot with lockable strap  
A method includes placing a patient's foot in a boot comprising a cam buckle, a pad, and a retention strap. The retention strap is placed over the top of the foot, and the pad is arranged relative...
8932245 Ventilative orthopedic boot with an air cushion  
An orthopedic boot has a boot body, a front cover and at least one binding strap. The boot body has a foot support, a leg support, an air cushion and a toecap. The leg support has a free edge...
8915874 Adjusting device for a joint mechanism  
An adjusting device having a first element and a second element movably mounted with respect thereto, wherein the first element has at least one latching device, and wherein at least one locking...
8905955 Locomotion assisting device and method  
An exoskeleton bracing system includes: a trunk support for affixing to the trunk of a disabled person and leg braces for connecting to the legs of the person, each leg brace including limb...
8900171 Adjustable splinting device  
A splinting device includes a first part for contacting a lower leg and a second part for contacting a foot hingedly connected to the first part. An adjustable attachment includes an elastic part...
8894595 Traction hip brace  
A traction hip brace which provides a traction force to the femur, pulling it out and away from the acetabulum. A knee brace element secures around the lower thigh and below the knee at the upper...
8894594 Limb protection device  
A joint-supporting device comprises tensile members extending from above the joint to below it, supplementing the tensile characteristics of the joint's tendons, ligaments, and other structure....
8882690 Orthotic device and method of manufacture  
An orthotic device having a thin, flexible material defining a plantar wall and lateral, medial and posterior sidewalls. A fastening mechanism releasably secures the lateral and medial sidewalls...
8870967 Artificial joints using agonist-antagonist actuators  
Artificial limbs and joints that behave like biological limbs and joints employ a synthetic actuator which consumes negligible power when exerting zero force, consumes negligible power when...
8870801 Lower limb joint orthosis and control method therefor  
A lower-limb joint orthosis includes a lower component supporting the foot region, an upper component attached to the lower-limb, and an orthotic joint coupling both components. The orthotic joint...
8858483 Supporter for Achilles tendon  
Provided is an Achilles tendon support capable of suppressing a dorsiflexion of an ankle joint as well as suppressing a twist of the ankle joint. The Achilles tendon support includes: an inner...
8858482 Orthopedic devices utilizing rotary tensioning  
An orthopedic device has at least one flexible or rigid frame member contoured to generally correspond to an anatomical limb. The device also includes a tightening system having a dial tensioning...
8828095 Passive orthopedic aid in the form of a foot prosthesis or foot orthosis  
The invention relates to a passive orthopedic aid in the form of a foot prosthesis or foot orthosis, with a first part which is connected to a second part in a rotatable manner via a swivel joint,...
8821426 Leg support  
A leg support is adapted to be secured to a leg. The leg support includes an elongate and continuous strut having first and second rigid or semi-rigid segments, and a flexible middle segment...
8821427 Rear entry ankle brace with medial and lateral access  
An ankle brace includes a foot and ankle holder made from a flexible fabric having a foot portion transitioning to an upper ankle portion with opposite first and second sides. The upper ankle...
8814817 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Ankle protector
 
An ankle protector comprises an elastic webbing element, formed with a tubular construction thereby to surround and embrace a user's ankle region. The webbing element is defined by upper and lower...
8814815 Adjustable-sole, hinged equinus brace with toe wedge  
Devices and processes used to treat ankle equinus. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a brace and the corresponding method of use to treat equinus by stretching the Gastrocnemius...
8808215 Branded lace-tongue attachment for ankle stabilizing device  
An ankle stabilizing device having a lace-tongue attachment includes a body member, a plurality of eyelets extending along the front edges of the body member, and a centering lace. The centering...
8808214 Active ankle foot orthosis  
An Active Ankle Foot Orthosis (AAFO) is provided where the impedance of an orthotic joint is modulated throughout the walking cycle to treat ankle foot gait pathology, such as drop foot gait....
8784350 Auto-accommodating therapeutic brace  
The current invention is an accommodating apparel or brace. It is intended to be convenient and comfortable. When the brace wearer is at rest, the brace exerts only modest forces against the body....
8771213 Orthopedic foot support  
Orthopaedic foot support (1) to support long-term bedridden patients, characterized in that the foot support includes a preformed support of two parts, i.e. a top piece (2) that consists of a...
8771211 Ankle orthosis  
An orthosis configured to stretch tissue around an ankle joint of a patient and methods for assembling and using the same are provided. The orthosis includes a first member affixable to a lower...
8747340 Ankle and foot support system  
Methods and systems relating to an ankle and foot support system are disclosed. In some embodiments, a covering having a cable tightening mechanism may be associated with a cable that is slidably...
8734371 Two-strap ankle brace with non-rigid brace body and semi-rigid orthotic arch support  
An ankle brace is configured with a lateral anterior talofibular (ATF) strap and an inversion control strap affixed to a non-rigid brace body coupled to a semi-rigid orthotic arch support. The...
8721578 Ankle stabilizing apparatus having a dynamic cuff and stabilizing strap system  
An ankle stabilizing apparatus for minimizing inversion and eversion of the foot, and more specifically, a body member having at least one cuff member positioned against a cuff portion of the body...
8708942 Custom ankle brace system  
A custom ankle brace system is disclosed which is constructed from a low temperature non-olefinic elastomeric blend material, and methods of fabricating and fitting the same. This material can be...
8689469 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...
8679046 Supporting device  
The invention relates to a supporting device for a support (12) used to support a lower extremity, in particular a knee joint, a lower leg, a foot or an ankle, an upper leg support (14) and a...
8657767 Adjustable orthopedic boot  
An orthopedic boot has two leg supports connected adjustably to a foot support via two joint assemblies. Each joint assembly has a securing panel, a connecting panel, a guide panel, two limiting...
8657773 Ankle brace  
An ankle brace which is positioned on an ankle of a person and which incorporates a tensioning structure which permits full range of motion to the ankle joint but which prevents the ankle joint...
8641654 Hinged ankle brace  
A hinged ankle brace having a semi-rigid ankle cuff and a semi-rigid foot bed rotatably connected by a medial hinge and a lateral hinge provides enhanced stability and support to a wearer's ankle....
8632483 Systems, devices, and methods for mechanically reducing and fixing bone fractures  
A frame is sized and configured to support a reduced bone fracture of an individual. A guide assembly on the frame carries a bone fixing device guide that defines a guide path along which a bone...
8628487 Heel ulcer prevention and cushioning boot  
A cushioning boot for bed-ridden patients. The boot includes a thickly-padded leg engaging portion and foot engaging portion with a front opening for easy insertion of a patient foot and leg. A...
8622946 Ankle brace  
The ankle brace includes a calf body defining lateral and medial frontal sides spaced by a frontal opening, and first and second straps depending from the first and second frontal sides of the...
8622947 Ankle support with splint and method of using same  
According to one embodiment, an orthopedic support for supporting a portion of a wearer's anatomy is provided. For example, the orthopedic support may be an ankle brace comprising a sheet of...
8591446 Ortho training device  
An article of manufacture, an orthodic device for use with feet and ankles with an arch support removably attached to an ankle brace. A stirrup, tab and tunnel are disclosed. Optional pads may...
8591440 Devices and methods for adjustable foot correction  
Devices and methods of manufacturing and using the same are provided for treating patients suffering from tendon dysfunction. Certain exemplary brace embodiments contain strapping systems and...
8579842 Enhanced friction of micropatterned surfaces immersed in magnetorheological fluid  
A method and system are provided for that allow for varying stiffness of a system by applying a low magnetic field to magnetorheological (MR) fluid in the system. The method and system include...
8574181 Ankle walker  
An ankle walker including an ankle shell, an inner lining, at least one bladder and at least one strap is provided. The ankle shell includes a base, a lower foot portion, a first and second side...
8529484 Orthotic foot brace  
An orthotic foot brace for a person wearing a footwear includes: a lower leg holder; a lower leg strut extending downwardly towards the footwear; a foot strut having a rear section secured to the...
8512269 Molded ankle-foot orthoses and methods of construction  
Disclosed is an ankle-foot orthosis that includes a boot and a pre-tibial shell. The boot includes an inner shell and outer shell between which are included padding and/or structural supports...
8506510 Circumferential walker  
An orthopedic device in the form of a circumferential walker includes a first member (posterior shell) and a second member (dorsal shell) corresponding to the first member. An outsole or plantar...
8491513 Apparatus and methods for preventing and/or healing pressure ulcers  
Protective devices, to protect a body part having a bony portion with a soft tissue layer between the bony portion and an outer skin layer, have an inner surface which conforms to the body part to...
8480604 Carbon fiber orthosis and associated method  
A method of making an orthoses, comprising the steps of preparing a plaster mold, upon which the layers of the orthosis will be placed and formed; and placing layers of material on the mold, then...