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8079970 Compression sleeve having air conduits formed by a textured surface  
A compression sleeve is described as having a first sheet and a second sheet attached to the first sheet. The first and second sheets define at least one inflatable section. At least one conduit...
8079971 Spinal mobilization treatment system with multi-dimensional force application  
A spinal treatment system for treating a spinal region of a patient's back includes a harness configured to be coupled to a preselected location on the patient. A force transfer member is coupled...
8080703 Dressing  
A dressing able to adhere to the skin and/or a wound for covering a portion of the anatomical surface of a living being and demonstrating considerably increased wearing time. The dressing has a...
8076528 Pressure sensitive adhesive composition comprising cross-linked polyalkylene oxide and water absorbent hydrophilic agents  
Accordingly, the present invention relates to a pressure sensitive adhesive composition consisting of a continuous phase comprising cross-linked polyalkyleneoxide polymer and a discontinuous phase...
8074312 Mattress incorporating a headrest for preventing and correcting non-synostotic cranial deformities in infants  
A device for correcting the shape of an infant's abnormally-shaped cranium by applying external forces over time with the growth of an infant to achieve normal shaping of the infant's head. The...
8075508 Shoe releasing assembly for an orthosis  
A shoe releasing assembly for use with an orthotic bar or splint is disclosed. The shoe releasing assembly comprises a bar attachment member securable to a bar or splint, a shoe attachment member...
8075506 Body limb cast including an outer rigid shell and inner dynamic members in combination with air circulation and massage features  
A cast for supporting a limb includes a rigid outer shell, such as provided as first and second assembleable halves interconnected by a plurality of latches. An inner conforming foam insole is...
8075507 Relating to socks  
A sock suitable for wearing on a limb of a patient, the sock comprising material having the ability to wick moisture away from the skin surface and the sock comprising padding located in those...
8075537 Multiple cell therapeutic diffusion device  
A diffusing device for treating tissue has multiple cells arranged in a cell layer, the cells filled with or charged with a therapeutic agent, an occlusive layer in direct communication with the...
8070704 Weight driven neck traction unit and method  
The neck traction device elongated a user's neck with the application of force on the user's shoulders. One embodiment includes a head pad, a vertically movably head support frame, a pivotally...
8070737 Seal for controlled evacuation ostomy appliance  
A controlled evacuation ostomy appliance comprises a membrane that is urged into sealing engagement with a stoma, by the generation of radial tension in the membrane. A tensioning device applies...
8069760 Method and apparatus to remove cast from an individual  
A method for installing a fiberglass cast on and removing the cast from an individual includes an openended pliable thin-walled polymer guide track and cutting tool designed to track along said...
8070773 Medical closure methods and screen devices  
A medical closure screen device for a separation of first and second tissue portions is provided, which includes a mesh screen comprising tubular vertical risers, vertical strands with barbed...
8070703 Electrically stimulating orthotic device and segmented liner  
According to various embodiments of the invention, an orthotic device comprises an upper support member adapted to be secured to a thigh; a lower support member adapted to be secured to a lower...
8071126 Percutaneous absorption type patch  
A percutaneous absorption type patch adapted to be applied to a skin surface of a patient. The percutaneous absorption type patch comprises: a stratum-corneum release member constituted from a...
8070705 Protective device using a spacer fabric  
A protective sleeve for a body extremity, such as an arm or a leg. The sleeve includes a spacer textile formed into a self-supporting tube for protecting the extremity from pressure, friction,...
8070700 Lower extremity enhancer  
A lower extremity enhancer to be worn by a user includes two leg supports having a plurality of jointed links. Proximal ends of the leg supports are connected to a back frame. Distal ends of the...
8070702 Splint assembly for positioning of the hand  
A hand splint includes: a forearm component; a strut mounted on the forearm component; and a hand component mounted on the strut such that a spacing extends between the hand component and the...
8070701 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...
8066655 Protective glove  
A protective glove is disclosed that provides a user with protection against radial luxation or subluxation of the user's thumb during activities in which the user's thumb can be subjected to...
8066653 Scoliosis brace having angle adjustment unit  
Disclosed is a scoliosis brace having an angle adjustment unit and a plurality of support units connected to one another so that the relative position can be changed to support different parts of a...
8066008 Condom with anti-rupture means and securing means  
A prophylactic device providing the wearer with increased protection against slippage and ruptures. The device has a tubular body with an extra strength tip and a band. The band is elastic and has...
8066657 Abdominal binder with improved drainage bulb holding system  
An improved abdominal binder is provided. The abdominal binder can include at least one external securing mechanism for holding a drainage bulb. In one embodiment, the securing mechanism can...
8066654 Adjustable extension compression posterior spinal orthosis and method  
A spinal orthosis and method of applying extension and compression forces onto a user spine includes a lumbo-sacral compression unit conforming to a portion of a user's torso and exerting an...
8066625 Exercise aid  
An exercise aid useful in allowing human subjects with amputations or other infirmities to use standard exercise equipment is described. In one embodiment, the exercise aid has a harness that...
8067662 Systems and methods for wound protection and exudate management  
The present invention provides systems and methods for protecting a wound and managing exudate released from the wound comprising a dressing having a support cushion for surrounding the wound and...
8066656 Range of motion device  
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...
8065749 Hand protective device  
A protective device including a protective sheet having a general rectangular shape, cut into which are four circular openings positioned in an aligned manner level with its transverse median axis...
8067370 Pain-sensitive therapeutic wound dressing  
Disclosed is a wound dressing comprising a therapeutic agent and a matrix comprising polymers joined by cross-linkages, wherein the cross-linkages comprise oligopeptidic sequences which are...
8063264 Hemostatic media  
A wound dressing and a method for enhancing the clotting comprising a plurality of hydrophilic microfibers bonded to each other to form a mat with the plurality of microfibers having a pore size...
8061370 Nail protection apparatus  
A nail protector and method includes a cover portion dimensioned to fit over a nail of a digit to form a gap with the nail, and a bump formed on an underside of the cover portion and configured to...
8062241 Myofascial strap  
An improved strap has a first end portion, a second end portion, and a middle portion extending between the first and second end portions. An inner surface of the middle portion and inner and outer...
8062272 Flexible reduced pressure treatment appliance  
A wound treatment appliance is provided for treating all or a portion of a wound. The appliance generally comprises a flexible overlay that covers all or a portion of the wound for purposes of...
8062243 Orthotic device for a pivoting joint of the human body  
An orthotic device for a joint of the human body, at which a body part pivots, includes first, second and third members. A first connection joins the first member and the second member and defines...
8062242 Hinge assembly for an orthopedic knee brace and knee brace incorporating the hinge assembly  
A hinge assembly is provided for an orthopedic knee brace. The knee brace includes upper and lower support arms. The hinge assembly includes a hinge plate and first and second gear members...
8062331 Internal and external medical closure screen systems and methods  
An internal and external medical closure system for a separation of first and second tissue portions is provided, which includes a mesh screen comprising tubular vertical risers, vertical strands...
8063263 Methods for the treatment or prevention of scars and/or keloids  
Devices, bandages, kits and methods are described that can control or regulate the mechanical environment of a wound to ameliorate scar and/or keloid formation. The mechanical environment of a...
8061358 Birthing aid: method of using musculoskeletal repositioning device  
The present embodiment relates to the use of a musculoskeletal repositioning device in the birthing process by causing increased muscular strength and decreased muscular tension especially during...
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...
8057414 Osteoarthritis knee orthosis  
A polycentric hinge is positioned on one side of the patient's knee and a unicentric hinge is positioned on a second side of the knee. A lower portion of the polycentric and unicentric hinge is...
8057416 Restraint device and method of use  
A restraint device includes first and second restraint and/or support portions adapted to extend around part of a person. First and second connector portions may secure the first and second...
8057417 Lower back supporter  
A lower back supporter including a pair of flat anchor parts that come into contact with the lower back of a wearer with a specified space in between, a pair of anchor belts that wrap around the...
8058499 Absorbent wound dressing containing a hydrogel layer  
A wound dressing comprising: a liquid-permeable top sheet having a wound facing surface and a back surface, said top sheet being adapted to block or restrict passage of liquid from the back surface...
8057415 Trauma cervical stability device and methods of using same for diagnostic purposes  
Trauma cervical stability devices for use by ambulatory personnel arriving at the scene of an injured patient are disclosed. The trauma cervical stability devices comprise a cap element, releasable...
8057411 Wound care vacuum bandaging in combination with acoustic shock wave applications  
A method and device for treating wounds 10 of tissue 11 is disclosed. The method has the steps of applying a porous pad 12 upon the treatment surface of the tissue 11; covering the treatment...
8052630 Segmented pneumatic pad regulating pressure upon parts of the body during usage  
A compression garment or pad for selective application for treatment of lymphedema evidenced at various locations of the body. The pad includes a pair or series of layers of hermetically sealed...
8053623 Reinforced closure anchor  
A reinforced closure anchor includes a first layer having an adhesive side, an opposite non-adhesive side, and an outer edge. An anchor member layer having a reinforcing structure is disposed on...
8052629 Multi-fit orthotic and mobility assistance apparatus  
A multi-fit orthotic structure including an attachment system for coupling the orthotic structure to a wide variety of subjects without requiring a custom fit. In one embodiment, active mobility...
8052628 Spinal column brace for a contrast therapy system  
The present invention relates to a therapeutic spinal column brace system, comprising an active thermal exchange layer for providing thermal contrast therapy to a therapy site, an active...
8052730 Therapeutic device for thermally assisted urinary function  
A therapeutic device for thermally assisted urinary function is presented. The therapeutic pad (14) is composed of an upper thermal element (18) and a lower thermal element (19) having a portal...