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8551027 Assist device  
In the assist device, the output of an actuator is adjusted so that it becomes lower as a state of charge of a battery exceeds a first threshold value, and also so that it becomes lower as the...
8551149 Corrective method for fingernails or toenails  
The disclosure relates to a method for correcting a fingernail or toenail, comprising the application of at least one layer and the performance of at least one treatment step, wherein the at least...
8551030 Dynamically reactive spinal support system  
A brace device for the spinal support of a wearer. The brace device comprises a plurality of component parts, with each component part being moveable relative to at least one other component part....
8550094 Pubic patches  
A pubic patch is provided to apply to the public area of a woman, particularly the mons pubis (Pubic Mound) area of the pelvic region. The pubic patch includes an adhesive base with a front side...
8545424 Hip support member  
When securing a frame (7) made of a rigid member for carrying a heavy object such as a drive unit (3) for a walking assistance device on the hip of a wearer, a hip protective belt (4) made of...
8546637 Medical articles and methods of making using immiscible material  
Provided are medical articles (e.g., wound dressings) that include a pressure sensitive adhesive layer and methods of making the medical articles using immiscible materials that increase moisture...
8544472 Dental device  
A fastener suitable for connecting two parts of a dental splint together in a prearranged or predetermined spatial relationship to treat a person suffering from a sleep disorder is described. In...
8545423 Custom fit cervical collar  
An improved cervical collar suitable for use in emergency or non-emergency situations for adjustment on or off a patient including the elements of an ergonomic occipital support region 102, a...
8545422 Moldable decorative material for splints or casts  
A moldable decorative splint material includes a heat-moldable sheet of splint material adapted to become sufficiently pliable when heated to a first temperature to allow the sheet to be molded...
8545373 Shoulder stretcher and method of use  
A human shoulder stretcher and method of use for gradual, progressive posterior capsular stretching to rehabilitate the shoulder, in particular to address tightness of the posterior capsule of the...
8539647 Limited durability fastening for a garment  
A limited durability fastening for a garment. The garment is provided with fastening members which engage to close the fastening and the fastening members are provided with means for controlling...
8540687 Wound treatment apparatus  
A wound treatment apparatus comprises: a fluid drainage tube configured to be coupled to a fluid drainage passageway of a wound bandage; first and second fluid drainage receptacles coupled to the...
8541641 Aid for prevention of wound dehiscence  
A dehiscence preventive member is adapted to cover up a wound and surrounding tissues. A plurality of holding members are adapted to hold the dehiscence preventive member closely upon the wound and...
8540655 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...
8540656 Apparatus and method for the treatment of fractures of the distal radius  
An apparatus and method for the treatment of fractures of the distal radius having a means for applying traction to a fractured forearm using a resilient cantilever spring digit gripping device to...
8535295 Protective cover  
A protective cover for a site on a patient is provided which provides an effective moisture barrier to the site. The cover includes a first, absorptive layer which absorbs and wicks away any...
8538570 Process and system for manufacturing a customized orthosis  
A process and system for fitting, customizing and manufacturing an orthosis for a subject. 3-dimensional coordinates for a plurality of landmarks corresponding to anatomical characteristics of the...
8535254 Lumbar traction device  
A lumbar traction device is herein disclosed. The lumbar traction device includes a lumbar support member to be worn adjacent to a lumbar region of a user, at least one lower leg support to be worn...
8534289 Apparatus for reducing snoring  
A mouthpiece for reducing snoring is provided. The mouthpiece includes an upper guard configured to fit over the upper teeth of a user, a lower guard configured to fit over the lower teeth of the...
8535710 Wound care  
A method for treating a wound, and a dressing for wound care management comprising a three-dimensional body of glass-based fibers comprising one or more glass-formers selected from the group...
8535256 Elasticized garment and strapping system to aid in body mobility support and maintenance  
A method for donning a therapeutic garment system on a mammalian body, whereby the garments are adapted for donning and releasably securing in a close-fitting fashion so that a plurality of...
8535255 Therapeutic boots stabilization wedge  
A device for stabilizing a limb, typically when the limb is in a therapeutic boot. A wedge-shaped stabilization block includes an outwardly-extending tether. A fastener in the form of spaced...
8535253 Tubeless compression device  
A compression device for applying compression to a body part of a wearer has an inflatable bladder defined by first and second bladder layers and a bladder sealing line securing the first and...
8529484 Orthotic foot brace  
An orthotic foot brace for a person wearing a footwear includes: a lower leg holder; a lower leg strut extending downwardly towards the footwear; a foot strut having a rear section secured to the...
8530022 Article or component of a medical and technical nature for affixing a medical article or part thereof to skin, provided with a releasable protection layer  
An article (1) of a medical and technical nature intended to be affixed to skin, or a component for affixing a medical article or part thereof to skin, which article or component comprises a layer...
8530720 Thermally conductive, metal-based bandages to aid in medical healing and methods of use  
The inventive disclosure contained herein is generally directed to a class of medical bandages that in many embodiments are effective in the treatment of various types of tissue burns, whether be...
8529481 Appendage covering system  
A system for protecting the appendage of a user from contamination and water seepage while bathing or outdoors during inclement weather. The system includes a protective cover and a sleeve. The...
8529483 Short stretch therapeutic compression device for the extremity and method  
A compression device to be wrapped around the distal extremity of a patient for use in moderate to severe swelling/lymphedema. The device includes a flexible planar compression material of...
8529482 Orthopedic tutor for spine and method  
The tutor of this invention is made up of a support (1) to be fixed to the chest of the user with a chin rest (2) being connected to the support (1) through a hinge (7) and also being anchored at...
8524272 Transdermal patch incorporating active agent migration barrier layer  
Devices for administration of one or more active agents to the skin or mucosa of a host are formed in the nature of a double-disk patch. One outer layer functions as the primary adhesive layer for...
8522790 Stabilized magnetic force devices, systems and methods  
Devices, systems, and methods employ at least one ferromagnetic structure sized and configured for placement in a tissue region. A component is attached to the structure to stabilize its placement...
8523795 Arm sling with backpack straps  
A sling with straps configured in a manner similar to those of a backpack. The sling includes a waist strap connected at one end to an anterior portion of the sling pouch and at a second end to a...
8524973 Wound and therapy compress and dressing  
The invention provides a wound dressing or therapy compress (100) containing a fill material (108) permanently loaded with an antimicrobial silver. The dressing or compress comprises a flexible...
8523028 Body worn child carrier  
Disclosed is a child-carrying device designed to help a wearer support a child, baby, infant, or toddler with their arms and accommodate a variety of holding positions. The child-carrying device...
8523796 Inflatable splint  
The inflatable splint is formed of an inner shell of thin, semi-rigid material and at least one pneumatically inflated ply surrounding the inner shell. A second pneumatically inflated ply may be...
8523790 Walking assistance device  
A walking assistance device has a drive mechanism for driving a third joint of a leg link of the walking assistance device, the drive mechanism including a crank arm secured to a lower link member...
8524974 Hemostatic device  
A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state...
8522976 Systems, devices, and methods for increasing consumer access to first aid supplies  
Systems and dispensers, including methods of using the same, for dispensing bandages comprising: a dispenser body comprising a receiving surface with a first retention element and a hinged flap...
8517965 Orthopedic brace having length-adjustable supports  
An orthopedic brace having length adjustable supports is provided. The brace comprises upper and lower supports rotatably connected by a hinge. Each of the supports comprises an elongate portion...
8517963 Electro active compression bandage  
The proposed device includes two segments adapted to enclose a body part in a form-fitting manner. Each segment contains an electroactive-material-based actuator, which is adapted to receive an...
8517028 Stiffening procedure for sleep apnea  
A patient's obstructive sleep apnea is treated by placing a fibrosis-inducing agent is placed within the tongue in a region extending substantially from a hyoid bone rearward toward a back surface...
8516613 Shower shirt and method of use  
A shower shirt has waterproof seals at its neck opening, arm openings and shirt bottom to prevent water from contacting a person's body that is enclosed by the shirt. The shower shirt also has one...
8517964 Adjustable orthotic device  
An orthotic brace includes a proximal support section pivotally connected to a distal support section, and each having a medial frame and a lateral frame connected to width adjustment plates. At...
8517966 Screw nail correcting apparatus  
A screw nail correcting apparatus used for treating ingrown nails seen in human feet and/or hands adapts to different nail widths and to the changes that may occur in time on the same nail and...
8513482 Wound dressing  
The present invention relates to a wound dressing including a first wound pad and a first cover layer covering the first wound pad and extending beyond the first wound pad around the circumference...
8512269 Molded ankle-foot orthoses and methods of construction  
Disclosed is an ankle-foot orthosis that includes a boot and a pre-tibial shell. The boot includes an inner shell and outer shell between which are included padding and/or structural supports...
8512266 Orthopedic adjustment device  
An exemplary orthopedic adjustment device includes an orthopedic appliance, an adjustment unit module and a pressure control module. The appliance is configured for supporting a human spine. The...
8511315 Devices, systems and methods using magnetic force systems in the upper airway  
Devices, systems, and methods resist posterior movement of the tongue during sleep, thereby keeping an airway open. An implant device has a ferromagnetic structure that, when implanted, occupies...
8513481 Wound dressing with high liquid handling capacity  
A wound dressing with a wound pad and a layer of vapor-permeable material arranged on top of the wound pad and extending peripherally outside the wound pad is described, wherein at least that part...
8512743 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...