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9005149 Spinal decompression and sleep therapy system  
The present invention relates generally to a home therapy system for aiding spinal cord decompression and for treating related health issues. More specifically, the present invention teaches a...
8997749 Surgical assembly  
A surgical assembly (20) comprises a post (100) having a longitudinally extending axis (104), a support (56) for resisting movement of the post in a negative longitudinal direction, and a platform...
8986228 Method and apparatus for monitoring surgical traction  
Apparatus is described for measuring and displaying the magnitude of traction forces applied to a patient's lower limbs during surgery, and for measuring the direction and magnitude of...
8961443 Inflatable cervical traction device  
A cervical traction device advantageously includes a therapeutic pack that can be separately heated or chilled for use with the device. The most common application is a cold pack insertable in a...
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...
8905950 Shoulder ROM orthosis  
Therapeutic abduction of the shoulder joint is achieved using a hinged device, the hinge activated by a cable passed between pulleys to increase mechanical advantage. The cable is wound on a spool...
8905958 Traction apparatus and methods  
A brace and traction device and associated methods of operation. In one embodiment, the device incorporates a forwardly open head and jaw brace which is adjustably supported vertically above a...
8870802 Traction splint  
A fraction splint for providing treatment to a broken or damaged lower extremity which includes a segmented-pole, an ankle assembly having a pad, strap, and retaining assembly, wherein the ankle...
8845569 Splint system and method of use  
Devices and methods are disclosed for achieving control and stabilization of bone fractures in mammals, most specifically humans. Stabilization and traction is often required to support fractured...
8845568 Distractor straps for use with distractor apparatuses  
Distractor straps for use with distractor apparatuses are disclosed. In one embodiment, a distractor strap includes a cinch strap having a free end and a second end. The second end of the cinch...
8721577 Anti-fatigue device  
An exemplary embodiment of an anti-fatigue device includes a framework worn adjacent a body of a user; and interaction of a cable and the framework provides an anti-gravity support of the body...
8657774 Spinal decompression device and method of use  
There is provided a device for use with a patient. The device includes a first load line including an anchor attachment end and a first inline end. The anchor attachment end is sized and...
8652081 Lumbar traction device  
A lumbar traction device that can alleviate lower back pain is provided. The device includes a harness or girdle that is fitted about the torso region of a patient and an adjustable support...
8641652 Garment with lumbar traction device  
A lumbar traction device is operable to be used by a user that has a lumbar region and a lower leg. The device includes a garment that includes at least one coupling member. The device also...
8597221 Traction exercise apparatus  
A traction exercise apparatus comprises a rectangular shaped metal frame including a pair of metal vertical members, a metal horizontal member on a bottom side, and a pair of metal horizontal...
8590980 Chair back support system  
The invention consists of a chair back support, which consists of at least two flexible elongated supports (2,2a) on both sides of the seat (1), which supports (2, 2a) are connected with support...
8579844 Traction device and associated method for increasing intervertebral space and lengthening the spine  
A therapeutic traction device for increasing intervertebral spaces along a cervical spine of a user includes a user interface, a controller, a neck rest section, a crossbar provided with first and...
8540656 Apparatus and method for the treatment of fractures of the distal radius  
An apparatus and method for the treatment of fractures of the distal radius having a means for applying traction to a fractured forearm using a resilient cantilever spring digit gripping device to...
8539647 Limited durability fastening for a garment  
A limited durability fastening for a garment. The garment is provided with fastening members which engage to close the fastening and the fastening members are provided with means for controlling...
8535254 Lumbar traction device  
A lumbar traction device is herein disclosed. The lumbar traction device includes a lumbar support member to be worn adjacent to a lumbar region of a user, at least one lower leg support to be...
8449486 Back and neck cushion therapy device  
A back and neck cushion therapy device for wearing, attaching to a backpack, or placing over a chair. The device can include a pouch with a traction device disposed therein. The traction device...
8435201 Method for treating a user's back or neck using a traction system  
A method for treating a user's back, a user's neck, or combinations thereof. The method can include the steps of: inserting a traction device into a pouch of a fabric garment; disposing the fabric...
8419599 Underwater exercise and physical therapy device for joint release and spinal adjustment  
The present invention relates to an underwater exercise and physical therapy device for joint release and spinal adjustment wherein a tube is worn on a user's upper body and weights are worn on...
8414513 Traction control apparatus and method  
Patient body part traction exerting and control kit apparatus, comprising in combination a motor driven rotary drive means to tension a traction exerting line; a support means carrying rotary...
8414514 Wearable ambulatory traction system  
A wearable ambulatory traction system for a user. The system can include a traction device with a traction head, a traction body, and a centralizer; a wearable fabric garment; and a pouch secured...
8262598 Frame for a hyperextension brace  
A hyperextension brace with a frame construction has adjustable upper and lower supports as well as adjustable side members. The frame comprises a sub-clavicula support and a pelvic and pubic...
8257285 Traction bed with vibrator assembly  
A traction bed having a planar table on which a patient may lie with the head disposed at one end and the feet disposed at the other end. A vibration platform is disposed on the planar table for...
8251939 Cervical traction/stretch device and method for its use  
A cervical traction/stretch system includes a traction/stretch mechanism for applying tension between a body's head and shoulders, the traction/stretch mechanism including a bellows; a pump...
8246561 Systems, devices and methods for treating acute dorsal fracture dislocations of the PIP joint  
Systems, device and methods are described for maintaining concentric reduction of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint of a finger with few as two orthopedic pins, one inserted through the...
8211046 Splint system and method of use  
Devices and methods are disclosed for achieving control and stabilization of bone fractures in mammals, most specifically humans. Stabilization and traction is often required to support fractured...
8065105 Device and method for improving human motor function  
A system including a platform having a receptacle adapted to a bottom of a shoe or foot; securing mechanism, associated therewith; a sole for contacting a ground surface; a mechanism associated...
8038635 Forward head posture correction collar  
A forward head position correction collar is provided which in combination includes a shoulder collar assembly, a chin mastoid piece for engaging and positioning the head of a wearer of the...
8029453 Apparatus and method for reduction, correction and/or reversal of aberrant cervical, cervico-thoracic, thoracic, thoraco-lumbar, lumbar and lumbo-sacral/pelvic postures  
An orthopedic device includes at least one torque band disposable around a users' body and having opposing ends extending outwardly from the users' body and generally transverse to a user's spine...
7988652 Joint brace adjustable device  
The present invention discloses a pivotal disc is pivotally coupled to a first brace and a second brace. The pivotal disc has a motion-limit member and a positioning member limiting the angle by...
7985227 Knee aligner for surgery  
Generally described the invention relates to methods and apparatuses for aligning the lower extremities of a patient with a mechanical axis. More specifically, the present invention provides an...
7935069 Splint system and method of use  
Devices and methods are disclosed for achieving control and stabilization of bone fractures in mammals, most specifically humans. Stabilization and traction is often required to support fractured...
7887499 Sleep-aiding device  
A sleep-aiding device for restricting stretching of a wearer's legs to full extension to reduce leg muscle cramping during sleep includes an adjustable belt worn about a wearer's waist during...
7857271 Surgical tool holder with engagement portions  
A surgical tool holder that includes a holding member with a clamping jaw, which is movable between open and clamping positions. A gripping member is configured to supportingly grip a surgical...
7857780 Discretely adjustable orthopedic traction using constant-force springs  
System, including method and apparatus, for applying traction to a patient's limb using constant-force springs. The constant-force springs may include one or more main springs that apply a base...
7827992 Slip-stop device for continuous passive motion machines  
An article and method for preventing a continuous passive motion (CPM) device from moving out of position or alignment that include a holding member adapted to pass around a portion of the CPM...
7780612 Adjustable tissue compression device  
A medical device is arranged to provide adjustable, user-controlled, perpendicular compression to soft tissues. In a preferred embodiment, the pressure is adjusted by a threaded bolt or threaded...
7771378 Orthopedic traction tower system  
An orthopedic traction tower system, and components thereof, for use in surgery, fracture repair, and/or radiography. The traction tower system may include a base for receiving the proximal end of...
7766852 Nerve treatment apparatus  
Nerve treatment/mobilization apparatuses are configured to mobilize a user's peripheral nervous system. The nerve treatment apparatus includes a back support, a pair of force applying members and...
7717870 System and method for providing decompression modalities using oscillatory signaling at high tension levels and smooth transition signaling for spinal treatment  
A modality system that computes a signal having a first tension level, a second tension level, and transition tension levels between the first and second tension level, where the higher of the...
7677249 Device and method for providing a lateralization effect  
The present invention relates generally to a device and method for providing a lateralization effect such as in a medical procedure. The lateralization device can have a supporting member, which...
7665167 Method and apparatus for aligning a knee for surgery or the like  
Generally described the invention relates to methods and apparatuses for aligning the lower extremities of a patient with a mechanical axis. More specifically, the present invention provides an...
7654974 Recliner spinal traction device  
A traction table (200) include a frame having a base-frame portion (202) rotabably coupled to a top-frame portion (250) at a pivot point 214, a seat back portion (208) coupled to the top frame...
7641624 Femur traction device  
A femur traction device includes a brace adapted to be secured to a patient's leg, with one end secured above a break in the leg and a hitch end extending below the foot and providing a hitch for...
7601132 Method and apparatus for applying traction to the spinal column  
A traction force is applied at an angle to the longitudinal axis of the patient's spine and progressively increased over a period of time. A fulcrum member is applied against the posterior portion...
7597673 High gripping and non-slip belts for pneumatic lumbar traction device  
The pneumatic lumbar traction device comprises two separable parts, namely an upper hollow part and a lower frame, the frame having a pneumatically operated piston and cylinder mechanism fixed in...

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