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8491515 Prosthetic sleeve  
The invention is a sleeve for application to a human extremity. The sleeve has a tubular structure with distal and proximal openings, a pre-flexed section between the openings, and distal and...
8490791 Kit and method for protecting at least one of dressings and wounded skin regions of the body  
The invention concerns a kit for protecting dressings and/or traumatized skin regions of the body. The kit includes a case containing at least one non-dedicated flexible and water-impermeable base...
8491512 Adjustable cervical collar  
An adjustable cervical collar comprises an orthopedic brace assembly adapted for extending around a neck of a wearer, and an adjustable chin support adjacent the brace assembly. An infinitely...
8494237 Method and apparatus for processing digital image representations of a head shape  
A method for processing digital image representations representative of a subject head shape comprises: providing a database library of a first plurality of first digital image representations of...
8491510 Correcting misshaped ears  
A system and method for correcting misshaped ears using a base section defining an opening dimensioned to accommodate the passage of the ear through the opening and a top section releasably...
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...
8491511 Orthotic joint having two function means for forming a resilient dorsal abutment and a resilient plantar abutment  
The invention relates to an orthotic joint, in particular ankle joint for a leg orthosis, comprising a joint part with a splint mounting and a stirrup which is connected to the joint part to be...
8486068 System, kit and apparatus for attachment of external fixators for bone realignment  
The present invention includes a system, kit and apparatus to aid in the realignment of one or more bones of a patient. The present invention provides a substantially rigid orthopedic...
8485199 Methods and devices for protecting nasal turbinate during surgery  
Devices and methods are provided which shield at least one turbinate from trauma or damage during sinus surgery that could be caused by direct contact with diagnostic and therapeutic devices. The...
8484768 Neck brace  
A neck brace (10) comprises an impact surface (39,55) adjacent the neck of a wearer of the brace (10) that it is spaced from a helmet (42) and that is configured to limit movement of the helmet by...
8486426 Methods and compositions for treatment of dermal conditions  
The present invention comprises methods and compositions for the treatment of pathological conditions of the dermis and dermal structures of animals and humans. In particular, the present...
8480502 Wrist rotation controller for bowlers  
A wrist rotation controller for a bowler is attached to the arm and thumb of the bowler to restrict or enhance wrist rotation during release of a bowling ball. The controller includes an...
8481801 Fluid wound dressing comprising partially cured polyurethane  
A wound dressing composition comprising a partially cured polyurethane fluid. The composition can be injected directly into a wound, where it cures to form a wound filling dressing. Also provided...
8481802 Stratiform perforated biomatrices  
The present invention relates to stratiform biomatrices that are formed from regularly shaped, uniformly arranged portions which are connected to one another by continuous, straight-through...
8480605 Reduced-pressure, compression systems and apparatuses for use on breast tissue  
A system uses reduced pressure to provide a therapeutic force to a person's breast area. The system includes a dressing assembly shaped and configured to be placed on the breast area, a...
8481804 Wounddressing and headgear  
A wound dressing comprising a sealed enclosure having at least one compartment; a plurality of spaced apart pillar-like structures positioned within the at least one compartment; and means for...
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...
8481803 Hemostatic device  
A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state...
8481805 Method to stop bleeding at a puncture site of an artery of a patient's wrist  
A method to stop bleeding at a puncture site of an artery on a wrist of a patient comprises wrapping a flexible band of a hemostatic device around the wrist of the patient, wherein the hemostatic...
8483880 Robotic hand  
A robotic hand assembly comprising: a hand section comprising: at least one digit provided with at least one actuatable joint; and a control section comprising: at least one actuation device, the...
8474067 Spinal protective device  
A spinal protective device includes a plurality of support members abutted in series with one another along a spine of a user. Each adjacent pair of support members has a respective pair of...
8475397 Plantar fasciitis rehabilitation controlling device  
The present invention relates to a plantar fasciitis rehabilitation controlling device. It mainly comprises a securing portion, a rotatable portion, a torque pivoting portion, a pulling portion,...
8474470 Crutch  
The invention provides a forearm type of crutch comprising an operatively upright staff having a ground engaging foot at one end and a transverse handle and forearm support assembly at the...
8474462 Tongue retaining oral appliance  
An oral appliance includes a frame for mounting to a user's teeth and a tongue contacting retaining member extending from the frame and configured in use to limit movement of the tongue toward the...
8470597 Composite for thermo-sensitive cell-tissue transplanted scaffold and use thereof  
A composite comprising a stem cell; a biodegradable layer, which can provide an environment for the stem cell to grow and to differentiate, and; a N-isopropylacrylamide (NIPAAm), which can...
8469911 Surgical positioning system  
A surgical positioning system includes a flexible air-impermeable shell filled with beads that is wrapped against the patient and subjected to a vacuum to hold the patient in place. The shell...
8469912 Daneshvar wound dressing, support units and methods, model Daphne  
A wrap for encircling a portion of a living body has a relatively non-stretchable support and a strap that has an attached zone attached to the support. The strap is relatively stretchable along...
8469936 Reduced-pressure dressings, systems, and methods employing desolidifying barrier layers  
Reduced-pressure medical dressings, systems, and methods involve a dressing with a first barrier layer that desolidifies when exposed to a fluid—typically a liquid—to form a treatment aperture in...
8469914 Compression device  
The invention relates to a compression device and particularly a compression device provided with fastening means to provide an adjustability of the circumference enabling controllable compression...
8469032 Airway positioning device  
An airway positioning device facilitates the maintenance of a patent airway by correctly positioning a patient's head during anesthesia. A flat base supports a supine patient's head. A pair of...
8469915 Device for treatment of wounds using a wound pad and a method for manufacturing of wound pads  
A device for treatment of wounds using reduced pressure is provided. The device includes a pump, a reservoir connected to said pump for collecting exudate from a wound, an inlet to the reservoir...
8469913 Injured limb protector  
An injured limb protector (10) includes a pad (11), a tubular pad cover (12) surrounding the pad, and a tubular sleeve (13). The pad is a dual density material having an outer layer (16) which is...
8469873 Blood vessel wrap  
A wrap (20) for securing about a blood vessel (36) by encasing a section of the vessel. The wrap (20) being of thin flexible construction having two ends (22, 24) and two sides (26, 28). The wrap...
8465445 Ankle and foot orthosis  
An orthosis comprising a foot plate, at least one structural frame strut is disclosed. The orthosis frame strut is formed from layered fabric that is infused with a hardened structural resin.
8460224 Therapeutic compression apparatus  
A therapeutic compression device for applying compression force to a patient. The device is constructed of multiple layers, at least two of which are fluid-tight. At least two fluid-tight layers...
8460255 Device and method for wound therapy  
A wound therapy device is disclosed. The wound therapy device may include a housing for covering at least a portion of a wound and for sealing to a body surface of a patient. The housing may also...
8461409 Viscera protector  
A composite viscera protector consisting of a silicone layer, a polypropylene mesh layer and an additional silicon layer having a thickness between 0.5 and 2.53 mm, with a repeating series of...
8460222 Forearm rotation mechanism and orthesis which includes such a mechanism  
Rotation mechanism for a forearm which includes a moving stay (2) which supports a wrist, which includes at least one guide track in the form of an arc of a circle, a fixed stay (4) which supports...
8460225 Weight shifting apparatus for an orthopedic sling  
An apparatus for laterally constraining the shoulder strap of an arm supporting orthopedic sling includes an armband for encircling and attaching to the well arm of the wearer and an anchor strap...
8458817 Glove having detachable segments with a ring attachment  
The glove includes a base portion having a palm side and a back side adapted to cover a hand, the base portion having integral finger segments and also including detachable finger segments to...
8460226 Orthotic device and method of use  
An orthotic apparatus positioned on the top of the forefoot that aligns and locks the first metatarsal in a plantarflexed position. A compressible orthotic pad positioned on the forefoot directly...
8461410 Wound dressing materials comprising complexes of anionic polysaccharides with silver  
The invention provides a wound dressing material comprising a complex of an anionic polysaccharide with silver, wherein the material comprises from about 0.1 wt. % to about 3 wt. % of silver. Also...
8460699 Clay-based hemostatic agents and devices for the delivery thereof  
A device for promoting the clotting of blood comprises a clay material in particle form and a receptacle for containing the clay material. At least a portion of the receptacle is defined by a...
8454544 Method and apparatus for therapeutically supporting the arm of a patient  
Apparatus for providing physical therapy to a patient, the apparatus comprising a therapeutic support comprising a waist belt and a limb support, wherein the limb support is adjustably securable...
8454546 Orthopedic device having a patient compliance system  
An orthopedic device includes a strut assembly having a resilient shell defining opposed first and second sides, and a patient compliance system. The patient compliance includes a tightening strap...
8455710 Conductive wound dressings and methods of use  
Wound treatment dressings comprising combinations of at least one conductive layer, at least one absorbent layer or a moisture regulation layer, and methods of making and methods of use are...
8454542 Positive pressure chamber for extremities  
The present invention provides a positive pressure chamber for treating extremities, which is used for treating extremity swelling or edema, rehabilitation, prophylaxis for deep venous thrombosis,...
8455376 Adhesive preparation  
An adhesive preparation comprising a stretchable support and an adhesive layer laminated on at least one side of the support, wherein the stretchable support comprises a interlock woven fabric...
8454543 Electrodes for orthotic device  
According to various embodiments of the invention, an electrode for an orthotic device, comprises a backing layer having an outer surface allowing the electrode to be attached to an orthotic...
8453663 Crutch equipped with restraining safety means  
A crutch (10) for orthopaedic or similar purposes which can be used with the arms to support the body and/or the legs, the crutch (10) being equipped with a semicircular element (13) which in turn...