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7942837 Composite moldable splint and method of forming same  
A composite moldable splint having at least a first splinting member with an inner foam layer, an intermediate thermoplastic layer, and an external securing layer. The inner foam layer provides a...
7938790 Process and device for application of active substances to a wound surface  
For application of active substances to a wound surface a porous padding (12) is provided upon the wound (10), which is sealingly covered over with a foil (14). A fluid active substance is...
7938122 Device and method for nipple reconstruction  
A nipple reconstruction device includes a core component having a substantially circular hollow opening therein for receiving a person's nipple; padding attached to a lower part of the core and...
7938791 Guide mechanism and walking assist device  
A guide mechanism 100 is equipped with a guiding body 31 including a guiding trajectory, and a movable body 32 guided so as to move along the guiding trajectory. The guide mechanism 100 is further...
7934507 Post-cesarean section scar management undergarment  
The present invention comprises a modified woman's undergarment that includes a peri-pubic light compression panel allowing for compression at the incision site and a treatment dressing means for...
7935858 Tissue spacer for wound treatment employing reduced pressure and method and apparatus employing same  
A tissue spacer shaped to a general configuration of a projected tissue growth site of a patient for use in conjunction with vacuum suction for medical purposes and reduced pressure device and...
7935153 Joint device  
A joint device for an orthoses or prostheses includes an upper part, a lower part mounted on the upper part in such a way as to turn about a pivot axis, and braking means that brakes or blocks a...
7935066 Inflatable compression dressing  
An improved inflatable compression dressing (10) for use in controlling swelling and promoting healing to wounds subsequent to surgery while allowing visual inspection of the wound during healing...
7935364 Patterned gradient wound dressing and methods of using same to promote wound healing  
The present invention provides a wound dressing that includes a patterned gradient of immobilized growth factor molecules that promote directed migration of cells during dermal wound healing....
7935068 Orthopedic or prosthetic support device  
An orthopedic or prosthetic support device is arranged to conform and secure to a limb of a wearer. The device includes a resilient support member adapted to extend about a limb, and a tensioning...
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...
7935067 Anchored ankle support  
The present invention is directed to an anchored ankle brace including an anchor strap that connects an anchor member and ankle support member creating an increased resistance to lateral roll at...
7931607 Pulmonary therapy apparatus  
A vest apparatus comprises a vest having a rear panel, left rear and right rear air bladders supported by the rear panel, and a controller operable to inflate one of the left rear and right rear...
7930782 Gels, gel composites, and gel articles  
A tear and fatigue resistant gels, gel composites, and gel articles including collapsible articles having two or more communicating internal volumes like cavities when depressed by external...
7931609 Extremity support apparatus and method  
An extremity support apparatus having a second cuff, a first cuff, a bridge rod attached to the second cuff, and a tension rod attached to the first cuff and to the bridge rod is provided. The...
7931571 Hip flexion assist orthosis or hip knee extension assist orthosis  
An apparatus suitable for imitating one or more muscle members of a human user during physical therapy, wherein the apparatus is configured to be used in conjunction with the human user having a...
7931606 Compression apparatus  
A compression apparatus is described having a sleeve and an inflatable member disposed within the sleeve, the inflatable member being movable in relation to the sleeve. The compression apparatus...
7932429 Device designed for regenerating the human dermis and process for producing said device  
Device designed for regenerating the human dermis presented in the form of a multilayer complex combining an absorbable polymeric internal matrix able to induce the regeneration of the dermis by...
7931608 Pediatric splint  
A splinting device for receiving and stabilizing a plurality of fingers. The splinting device has a main body having a generally rigid and planar upper surface and lower surface, a first side edge...
7931567 Apparatus for isolating an injured ankle or foot during aerobic exercise  
An exercise apparatus and method for isolating an ankle during aerobic exercise on a bicycle configured to be worn on the leg of a person having an ankle injury so that the person may operate the...
7927299 Knee brace  
A knee brace having a hinge assembly comprising an upper segment; a lower segment; a middle linking segment coupled to the upper and lower segments to permit pivotal movement of the upper segment...
7928281 Wound covering  
A non-contact wound covering for covering a wound includes a peripheral sealing ring. The peripheral sealing ring is covered by a barrier layer and this assembly is attached to the skin with an...
7927297 Therapeutic treatment apparatus and method  
An improved treatment apparatus and method of using in which the device has plural protruding contact elements, each preferably having an undulating contact surface with one or more peaks. In one...
7928280 Treatment of leg ulcers using placenta derived collagen biofabric  
The present invention provides a method of treating a leg ulcer comprising contacting the leg ulcer with a collagen biofabric. The leg ulcer may be a venous, arterial, diabetic or decubitus...
7927295 Device and method for compressing wounds  
A dressing for applying compression to a wound in a patient includes a bladder having a non-deformable end wall and a deformable membrane. The dressing may include a flexible web having an adhesive...
7927298 Method and apparatus for inducing and detecting ankle torsion  
A force applied to the foot of a patient causes the foot to rotate inwardly. After measuring the rotational displacement of the foot inwardly as the function of the applied force, the force is...
7928279 Anti-inflamatory pad  
A pad for the treatment of inflammatory afflictions, which comprise an absorbing matrix, a medicament that is a hypertonic substance such as inorganic salt solutions, and a functional backing for...
7927311 Post-surgical drainage bulb support sling  
A lightweight comfortable support sling formed of soft flexible fabric material is supported around the back of the neck of postoperative patients in an inverted U-shaped configuration with the...
7928278 Method and apparatus for producing near-infrared radiation  
The subject invention pertains to a method, apparatus, and composition of matter for producing near-infrared (near-IR) radiation. The subject invention can incorporate a polymer and a...
7922680 Method of making wrist support for joint positioning  
A method of making a wrist support includes molding a first section such that it is configured to receive a forearm, molding a second section such that it is configured to receive a hand, and...
7921850 Systems and methods for moving and/or restraining tissue in the upper respiratory system  
Systems and methods selectively stabilize tissue in the oral cavity. The systems and methods provide a first material sized and configured to be fitted to less mobile tissue in the oral cavity,...
7922682 Method of providing compressive forces to a human torso  
A method of providing compressive force to a person. In one embodiment, a first level of compression is applied adjacent the axillae of the person, a second level of compression is applied to a...
7923003 Adhesive for medical applications and means for haemostasis  
The invention relates to a kit comprising the following individual components: (a) polymers comprising at least one free amino group, (b) bridge molecules selected from the group consisting of...
7922678 Wound treatment device  
A limb wound treatment device is described having a first end, a second end and an interior therebetween for accommodating a treatment gas. The device can include a flexible housing that can be...
7922677 Rotary joint of articulation prosthetic implement having rotating load setting means, articulation prosthetic implement using the rotary joint and method of making articulation prosthetic implement  
A method of manufacturing an articulation prosthetic implement includes the steps of previously manufacturing a on-way clutch covered and fitted with a metal bush, the metal bush covered and fitted...
7923596 Method and system for producing dressing products of polymer fibres useful for covering moist wounds  
A method and system for producing an improved dressing product, useful for covering/protecting a moist wound is disclosed. The dressing product comprising fibers of a spinnable polymer forming a...
7922679 Blood-draw finger restraint  
An apparatus for drawing blood from a finger includes a flexible band, at least a portion of which is adapted to surround a portion of a finger. A remaining portion of the apparatus is disposed...
7922676 Disposable electric bandage  
The present invention provides a device and kit and method of use thereof for wound treatment of a subject. The device may include an electrically operated patch or other means of delivery of...
7922681 Protective device against frictional irritation due to wearing thong-type sandals and other footwear  
A device is provided which gives protection from frictional injury to the web space between toes due to the wearing of thong-type sandals or other similar footwear. The device is comprised of a...
7918811 Support device for a joint  
Support devices for joints of the human body are disclosed. A support device for an ankle includes a main body having a medial portion and a lateral portion disposed about the ankle, and an...
7918813 Flexibly adjustable dorsal splint  
An apparatus and method for treating plantar fasciitis are disclosed. In one embodiment of the apparatus, a dorsal splint device includes an upper portion and a foot portion which are pivotally...
7918812 Compression-suspension strap assembly and knee brace equipped therewith  
A knee brace is provided with semi-pliable inserts affixed to inner sides of femoral links of the brace at two points with a bottom portion of the insert left free to move inward toward a facing...
7918809 Orthopaedic brace having a range of motion hinge with an adjustable-length strut  
An orthopaedic brace includes a strut length adjustment assembly to change the operable length of the strut for sizing the brace on a patient without the need for special tools or cutting of the...
7918228 Musculoskeletal repositioning device  
Musculoskeletal repositioning devices are described. The devices are worn in the mouth and cause the lower jaw of the wearer to move into an active optimal position that relieves stress on the...
7914476 Pediatric digital wrap  
A pediatric digital wrap comprising a flexible T-shaped base member having a first end adapted to fold over and substantially cover a finger tip of a patient's injured digit. A removable insert...
7914472 Neck support  
A neck support/brace for protecting a neck has a flexible collar with a top wall, bottom wall, sidewalls and sectional walls disposed therebetween that form compartments therein. A plurality of...
7914473 Posture training device  
The invention resides in a posture training device comprising a signalling unit able to be worn longitudinally over a user's spine, the signalling unit having two ends that can be used to activate...
7914474 DIP joint extension splint  
Finger splints for use in connection with distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint fractures are disclosed. The splints include a ring element for positioning around a finger at a location proximal to...
7914889 Wound management fibres  
A wound management fibre comprising a base fibre having a chitosan material associated therewith, characterised in that the wound management fibre has a significant proportion of chitosan...
7914475 Orthopedic brace  
An orthopedic brace is adaptable for either left or right sided use. The brace includes a softgood pad having a distal edge, a proximal edge opposite the distal edge, a dorsal edge, and a radial...