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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...
8053624 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...
8049057 Reinforced closure anchor  
A reinforced closure anchor includes a fabric 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...
8049059 Medical graft device with meshed structure  
A tissue graft product includes at least one collagen layer comprised of submucosa or renal capsule tissue having slits therein to provide a mesh pattern which in turn establishes a graft structure...
8048014 Neuromusculoskeletal knee support device  
The garment proprioceptively treats a patient and comprises a sleeve having an anchor strap and a viscoelastic pad. The sleeve defines inner and outer sleeve surfaces and is configured to envelop a...
8049058 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...
8048013 Orthopedic brace and component for use therewith  
An orthopedic device includes a rigid frame assembly having rigid frame supports connected by joints. The device also includes a strap which extends between sides of the frame assembly. An...
8048012 Articulated custom ankle-foot orthosis systems  
A custom articulated ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) system is disclosed that is formed on a cast of the wearer's foot. The custom articulated AFO has an adjustably tightenable calf section hingedly...
8047206 Magnetic devices, systems, and methods placed in or on a tongue  
Magnetic structures develop a magnetic force between a tongue and a posterior pharyngeal wall to stabilize an orientation of the tongue. The magnetic structures include magnetic materials that are...
8043241 Convertible support system, device, and method for shoulder surgery patients  
A support system for surgical patients, a convertible support for surgical patients, and a method for providing a convertible support for surgical patients is provided. The support system includes...
8043244 Wearable device  
A wearable device includes a unitary first frame assembly which is integrally formed from first and second polymeric materials. The first frame assembly has a first frame portion formed by the...
8043242 Method of and system for joint therapy and stabilization  
A joint therapy system and method is shown for proving thermal therapy and joint stability in dual modes of operation. In some embodiments, a treatment system is shown utilizing an orthopedic...
8043243 Knee brace hinges having dual axes of rotation  
Disclosed is a knee brace that incorporates hinges that allow the brace to pivot simultaneously about a flexion-extension axis and a longitudinal rotation axis as the brace flexes and/or extends....
8043245 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...
8043240 Cast cover  
A protective cover for a cast. Exemplary embodiments include a cover for a lower arm cast including an optional thumb cover. Exemplary embodiments may be constructed from resilient foam located...
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 collar;...
8037886 System and method for treatment of upper airway disorders  
The present invention provides a system for treating a mammalian patient having obstructive sleep disordered breathing, e.g., sleep apnea. The system has a set of appliances including a first...
8038634 Sternotomy splinting assembly, kit and method for use  
Herein disclosed is a simple, passive splinting system for sternotomy patients designed to provide a continuous yet readily adjustable, compressive tangential stabilizing force to the ribcage so as...
8037884 Modular system for patient positioning during medical procedures  
A device 50 for supporting and positioning a part of a patient's body includes at least two joints 62, 64, 66 each having a locked state and an unlocked state and a release system for allowing an...
8038636 Cervical collar having height and circumferential adjustment  
An orthopedic device in the form of a cervical collar having height and circumferential adjustment includes an anterior portion and a posterior portion. The anterior portion includes a main support...
8038637 Finger orthosis  
The same orthosis can be used to sequentially move joints of different fingers of a hand. A hand cuff of the orthosis is mounted on the hand. Mechanisms operable to move the joints are connected to...
8034092 Wound and therapy compress and dressing  
A method of providing moisture therapy to a subject by applying a moist therapy compress against a treated body portion. The moist therapy compress includes a fluid-permeable shell, a flexible...
8034012 Nail brace applicator  
The nail brace applicator serves for the application of a strip-shaped and leaf-spring-like nail brace onto a nail of a toe or finger. It comprises an elongated main body extending in a...
8034184 Fluid absorbent tape  
A method for controlling the flow of a fluid on a surface. In some embodiments, the method includes providing a fluid absorbent tape that includes an absorbent material, a fluid permeable cover...
8034009 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...