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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...
8034010 Progressive resistance knee pad  
A progressive resistance knee pad coupled to the inner surfaces of a knee brace to prevent metal components of an orthotic support from contacting clothing, tissue or skin surface of the wearer of...
8034396 Bioadhesive composition formed using click chemistry  
The present disclosure provides compositions which may be utilized as adhesives or sealants in medical and surgical applications. The compositions may, in embodiments, be formed from the...
8034013 Compression garment  
A compression garment comprises a plurality of longitudinal yarns arranged to form a fabric having a length and generally parallel to the length, and a plurality of transverse elastomeric yarns...
8033282 Oral appliance for maintaining stability of one or more aspects of a user's masticatory system  
In one embodiment, an oral appliance includes a first arch adapted to receive at least some of a user's teeth and a second arch adapted to receive at least some of the user's teeth. The first arch...
8034038 Closed wound drainage system  
A portable closed wound drainage system that uses a pouch shaped dressing which is inserted into a wound. At least a portion of the outer surface of the pouch 1 is porous to allow exudates to...
8034011 Thoracic stabilizer  
A thoracic stabilizer for limiting anterior chest wall collapse includes a platform supporting a patient and a pair of lateral supports contacting opposite sides of the patient's chest wall and...
8034008 Access port for flexible wound treatment devices  
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...
8028590 Traction apparatus and traction force control method of traction apparatus  
In the traction apparatus, a control circuit has the following traction control process portions. First, a first traction control process portion winds up the slack portion of a wire by a motor to...
8029452 Arm brace for sonographers  
A support for sonographers provides a path of force transmission from an ultrasound probe to the sonographer's upper arm bypassing the wrist, and thus reducing wrist injuries that can come from the...
8029451 Compression sleeve having air conduits  
A compression sleeve is described as having a first sheet, a second sheet attached to said first sheet and defining at least one inflatable section, and at least one conduit disposed within the...
8030534 Tunnel dressing for use with negative pressure wound therapy system  
A tunnel dressing for use in treating a tunneling wound using negative pressure wound therapy. The tunnel dressing includes an elongate permeable member having a closed distal end for entering the...
8029453 Apparatus and method for reduction, correction and/or reversal of aberrant cervical, cervico-thoracic, thoracic, thoraco-lumbar, lumbar and lumbo-sacral/pelvic postures  
An orthopedic device includes at least one torque band disposable around a users' body and having opposing ends extending outwardly from the users' body and generally transverse to a user's spine...
8029414 Strengthening glove  
A finger glove for use in gripping movements with one or more fingers of a human hand enclosed in the glove. The glove includes glove fingers and a palm. At least one glove finger is adapted to...
8028702 Arm positioning and suspension assembly  
An arm support and positioning assembly is provided that includes a vertical member, an engagement member and a horizontal member having one end engaged with the vertical member through a ball...
8030227 Photocurable fixture for orthopedic surgery  
A photocurable fixture for orthopedic surgery has a base material and a photocurable resin retained in the base material and containing a urethane (meth)acrylate oligomer and a photopolymerization...
8025063 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...
8025632 Wearable device having feedback characteristics  
A wearable device having feedback characteristics including a compliant article that is arranged to extend over an anatomical portion of a wearer. Sensors provided with the wearable device detect...
8026407 Antimicrobial compression bandage  
An antimicrobial material suitable for use in a compressive bandage is provided. Also, a composition that is used to produce this material and the methods for production are provided.
RE42755 Honey based wound dressing  
The present invention is directed to the use of honey in medical dressings. Preferred embodiments modify honey with a viscosity increasing agent, resulting in a range of possible compositions...
8025650 Negative pressure wound treatment device, and methods  
A negative pressure (i.e., vacuum or suction) wound healing device and system incorporating the device. The device of the present disclosure is smaller, lighter, portable, and overall more...
8026406 Absorbent structure in an absorbent article  
An absorbent structure comprising a silicone foam having pore walls and a plurality of hydrophilic particles anchored to the pore walls of the foam. Some of the hydrophilic particles have an...
8026405 Dressing and an epidermal positioning mechanism and method for using same  
A dressing mechanism comprising a first section, a second section, and a third section. The first section and the third section each may each include one side having an adhesive layer. An...
8025631 Water resistant undercast liner  
An undercast liner for being applied to an anatomical shape of a patient and overlaid with a cast material. An elongate fabric has two opposing faces and an intermediate spacer area that both...
8020560 Devices, systems and methods using magnetic force systems affecting the tongue or hyoid muscles in the upper airway  
Systems and methods are provided for resisting posterior movement of the tongue during sleep, thereby keeping an airway open. The systems and methods employ a first structure that can be placed...
8021317 Orthopedic device providing access to wound site  
Orthopedic device for treating neuropathic ulcers and other injuries while allowing easy access to the wound site on the plantar surface of a patient's foot includes a base portion and a sole that...
8022266 Method of treating a wound utilizing suction  
A therapeutic device for promoting the healing of a wound in a mammal is disclosed. An exemplary device comprises a permeable structure having a plurality of depressions formed in a surface...
8021315 Fingertip protecting device  
A fingertip protecting device for preventing the contact and the spread of germs includes a housing having a container and a cover. A quantity of molten wax is stored within the container and a...
8021316 Weight-bearing lower extremity brace  
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to a device and/or system (e.g., redistributing weight away from a subject's foot), which may comprise (a) a platform, (b) at least...
8021347 Thin film wound dressing  
A composite wound dressing and delivery apparatus includes a substantially transparent dressing layer having a lower surface that is coated with a pressure sensitive for applying the dressing layer...
8017826 Injection and hemostasis site  
A pad of elastomeric material having a softness of no more than about durometer 30 Shore 00. The pad may carry adhesive for adhering the pad to a surface, either directly or indirectly through an...
8016781 Knee brace and method for securing the same  
A knee brace divided into anterior and posterior sides by a frontal plane, and having first and second sides divided by a median plane. The knee brace having a frame, and at least one cross strap...
8016780 Orthopedic brace  
An orthopedic brace is provided that provides for immobilization of an injured or postoperative extremity in an abduction position and also allows the user to control internal and external rotation...
8012169 Electrochemical wound therapy device  
A disposable wound-healing device is disclosed that incorporates a housing having a fluid-impermeable material having a cavity and a perimeter that can be sealed in an air-tight manner over a wound...