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8273043 Orthosis apparatus and method of using an orthosis apparatus  
The present invention provides a new and improved orthosis for use in effecting relative movement between bones in an arm of a patient. The apparatus includes a lower cuff gripping distal bone,...
8273042 Orthopedic aid with a locking device  
The use of an orthopedic aid with two parts (15, 16) which are movable relative to one another and with a locking device for locking the two parts (15, 16) in a predetermined relative position and...
8269058 Absorbable tissue dressing assemblies, systems, and methods formed from hydrophilic polymer sponge structures such as chitosan  
Absorbable tissue dressing assemblies are formed from hydrophilic polymer sponge structures, such as chitosan.
8267879 Spacer element for prosthetic and orthotic devices  
A spacer element for use in an orthopedic or prosthetic device includes an apertured fabric layer having first and second fabric layers. A discrete and continuous web-like frictional layer is...
8267877 Cervical immobilization collar with arterial cooling elements  
A kit and method for cooling the carotid arteries includes cervical immobilization collar includes a substantially annular support structure having an extended axial length, at least two cheek...
8267880 Elastic bandage segment  
The invention relates to an elastic adhesive unidirectional bandage and to a method for the production and the use thereof. The inventive bandage is embodied in the form of a segment, exhibits...
8267878 Arterial cooling elements for use with a cervical immobilization collar  
A kit for cooling the blood in the carotid arteries includes a cervical immobilization collar and a cooling element. The cooling element may include a body-facing panel attached on a body-facing...
8269059 Protective dressing and methods of use thereof  
A protective device having a substantially rigid casing for placement on a patient's skin, wherein the casing has a hollow interior facing the patient's skin and a lip. The casing can be spanned...
8262595 Musculoskeletal support system  
A removable air bladder, juxtaposed between support materials, expands or contracts within special voids of orthosis devices. An orthosis system comprise one or more removable air bladders placed...
8262597 Cervical immobilization collar with arterial cooling elements and method of using the same  
A kit and method for cooling the carotid arteries includes cervical immobilization collar includes a substantially annular support structure having an extended axial length, a chin rest, at least...
8262594 Reinforced support device  
This invention relates to a reinforced support device suitable for the protection of a body part against overextension. In particular, this invention relates to a device comprising at least one...
8261748 Oral device for treating sleep apnea  
A device for treating sleep apnea, the device comprising a tongue attachment member and a maxilla attachment subassembly. The tongue attachment member is fabricated having a sheath interlock member...
8262601 Helmet trauma bandage and method  
An emergency helmet trauma bandage and method of use, which, when applied, applies minimal pressure to stop bleeding, doesn't compromise cervical spine immobilization, allows for fast and effective...
8263115 Method and a product to reduce and treat problems associated with tinea pedis  
A ring-shaped toe-patch is provided for treatment and prevention of tinea pedis, commonly known as athlete's foot. The toe-patches are made of rubber-foam, attached to a hydrophobic material for...
8262599 Splint composition and method for using same  
Disclosed herein is a splint for splinting a digit, preferably a finger, thumb or toe, rings for use in a splint, dorsal bars for use in the splint, a method for splinting a digit using the splint...
8263720 Sacrificial adhesive coatings  
Combinations of solubilized, covalently crosslinked, siloxy-containing polymers in a solvent system of a volatile hydrophobic (non-polar) liquid that is non-stinging to a user are excellent...
8262600 Device for carrying out nail corrections  
A device for carrying out nail corrections, in particular in ingrown nails which are too severely curved, comprises at least one plastics material strip extending in a longitudinal direction. The...
8262596 Cervical collar  
The present invention discloses a novel cervical collar for maintaining the airways in head and neck immobilized trauma patient open. This collar comprises a rigid motion-restricting frame (220,...
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...
8263116 Methods for producing silver-bonded antimicrobial moist wound dressings and moist wound dressings produced by the methods  
A method for producing a silver-bonded antimicrobial moist wound dressing. A silver-containing compound is added to a 0.1-30% aqueous solution of an alkaline solvent to dissociate silver ions from...
8257292 Neck cast with multi-position adjustability of height and diameter and including downwardly configured shoulder supports for immobilizing a patient's head  
The present invention teaches a head and neck cast for providing secure immobilization of a patient's upper neck and head extremities and includes a lower ergonomically configured ring supported...
8257291 External walking assist device for those with lower leg injuries  
A walking assist device, which is to be worn on a person's leg, includes a shank link, a thigh member, and a knee mechanism. The thigh member is in contact with the person's thigh when the device...
8256459 Fluid conduit connector apparatus  
A fluid conduit connector apparatus that approximates pneumatic characteristics of a removed pneumatic system component when a fluid conduit is removed from a pneumatic system. The fluid conduit...
8257778 Method of manufacturing fibrous hemostatic bandages  
A method of manufacturing a sturdy and pliable fibrous hemostatic dressing by making fibers that maximally expose surface area per unit weight of active ingredients as a means for aiding in the...
8257731 Devices and methods for the delivery of molecular sieve materials for the formation of blood clots  
An apparatus for promoting the clotting of blood and controlling bleeding comprises a receptacle for retaining molecular sieve material in particulate form therein. A pad for controlling bleeding...
8258365 Acrylate adhesive composition with water-resistant adhesive properties  
Acrylate adhesive composition comprising N-methacryloyl-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine and/or N-acrylol-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine. The adhesive composition ensures an adhesion of substrates under...
8257293 Knee brace and method for securing the same  
A method for securing a knee brace having first and second frame members onto a leg includes the steps of: connecting a first end of a first stability strap to a buckle assembly and a second end to...
8257283 Method and apparatus for providing a dynamically loaded force and/or a static progressive force to a joint of a patient  
A method and a continuous passive motion device for providing a dynamically loaded force and a static progressive force to a joint of a patient.
8257732 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 mesh....
8257290 Temporary splint assembly with semi-rigid wrap around supports in combination with intermediately positioned joint cast  
A splint assembly for use with an individual's limb including an assembleable and rigid member positioned in surrounding fashion about an intermediate joint associated with the limb. A pair of...
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...
8252970 Method and apparatus for hemostasis  
Devices and methods are disclosed for achieving hemostasis in traumatized patients. Such haemostatic packing devices and methods are especially useful in the emergency, trauma surgery or military...
8251937 External fixator assembly  
An external fixator assembly structured for placement and use substantially adjacent the ankle area of the body and including a support assembly comprising at least one base segment and one or two...
8250677 Penis covering  
Device to cover a penis for aesthetic purposes, for visual enhancement, and for various other reasons. The device has a hood that fits over the glans penis and a covering for wrapping about the...
8251934 Orthosis and method for cervical mobilization  
A method of using a neck brace to move a neck of a person or stabilize the neck includes connecting a vest of the neck brace to a torso of a person. A support member of the neck brace is connected...
8251940 Vibration dampening device and method  
A vibration dampening device is a patch with one or more step members that have distal ends extending from the patch. The patch is removably engaged or adhered to a wearer's skin. With the patch...
8251933 Compression-garment band method  
A therapeutic compression garment is disclosed. The compression garment may include a first band wrapping around a first portion of a limb. The first band may deliver to the first portion a first...
8252971 Systems and methods for protecting incisions  
The present invention provides systems and methods for protecting wounds, such as surgical incisions. In one embodiment, a dressing for protecting a wound includes: a support cushion configured to...
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...
8251938 Providing relative translation without rotation  
A device may include a first plate and a second plate, and a linkage system that attaches the first plate and the second plate to one another such that the plates are capable of translating...
8251932 Orthopedic walker boot having an inflatable bladder  
An orthopedic walker boot for wearing on a lower limb of a wearer has a rigid external shell and a pliant internal boot received within the external shell. The internal boot includes a leg panel...
8252344 Partially hydrated hemostatic agent  
A composition for promoting the formation of clots in blood comprises a zeolite and a binder. The zeolite is adjusted to have a specific moisture content. Processes by which the moisture content is...
8252318 Devices and methods for the delivery of blood clotting materials to bleeding wounds  
An apparatus for promoting the clotting of blood and controlling bleeding comprises a receptacle for retaining blood clotting material in particulate form therein. A pad for controlling bleeding...
8251931 Casting apparatus and method for using the same  
A casting or splinting device comprises a plastic casting body formed into various configurations for immobilizing a bone fracture or the like. The casting body is filled with small spherical...
8251935 Ankle orthosis  
The present invention provides an orthosis for stretching tissue around a joint of a patient between first and second relatively pivotable body portions. The orthosis includes a first member...
8251936 Orthopedic walker boot having a removable heel plate  
An orthopedic walker boot for wearing on a lower limb of a wearer has a rigid external shell, a pliant internal boot positioned in the external shell, and a heel plate selectively detachable or...
8246559 Two degree of freedom powered orthosis  
Weakened and restricted limb movement is aided by powered orthosis having one or more independent dimensions of controlled movement and a control system.
8247635 Wound dressing  
A wound dressing includes an absorbent core defining opposed proximal and distal surfaces including a central portion and a border portion, and a liquid impervious, vapor permeable backing layer...
8246560 Hand brace for immobilizing and adjustably positioning one or more digits  
The invention relates to a hand brace for immobilizing and adjustably positioning one or more digits of the hand, and more specifically, to a brace having a flexible sheet member for application to...
8246562 Plantar flexion prevention device  
The plantar flexion prevention device is an elastic sock. The sock extends over a foot to a calf area above the foot. A heel portion has a first attachment mechanism positioned near a plantar...