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9008784 Device and methods for preventing knee sprain injuries  
Devices and methods for preventing knee sprain injuries. To protect the knee joint from knee sprain injuries, the device comprises a sensing part configured to sense data associated with knee...
8972019 Method and device for treating osteoarthritis noninvasively  
Methods and devices are provided for OA treatment of an affected area or joint. In one embodiment, the method may involve identifying a treatment site of the joint, and providing at least one...
8838249 Implantable tissue growth stimulator  
An implantable tissue growth stimulator is disclosed. The implantable tissue growth stimulator includes electronic circuitry to alter the voltage output by the stimulator. The implantable tissue...
8828941 Composition and method for the treatment or prevention of spinal disorders  
The present invention provides compositions of matter suitable for the prevention of and/or treatment of a spinal disorder and/or spinal pain, e.g., caused by and/or associated with intervertebral...
8795327 Electrosurgical instrument with separate closure and cutting members  
In various embodiments, a surgical instrument is provided that may comprise an end effector for performing a surgical procedure on tissue, for example. The end effector may comprise a pair of...
8738144 Bioelectric implant and method  
Bioelectric implants are provided in three distinct embodiments, namely a bone/tissue anchor, a suture construction, and a plate. The bioelectric implants function in dual capacities as both...
8649541 Hearing aid with magnetostrictive electroactive sensor  
A hearing aid includes a magnetostrictive electroactive (ME) sensor that generates an electrical signal in response to a magnetic field or a mechanical pressure. In various embodiments, the ME...
8644942 Method and apparatus for treating tissue  
A method and apparatus for treating tissue of a patient with an implantable material comprising a plurality of electrodes for providing controlled microcurrent stimulation.
8630714 Bone growth stimulation using a constant current capacitively coupled stimulator  
A non-invasive bone growth stimulation system and method of use are disclosed. The non-invasive bone growth stimulation system generates a substantially constant AC current signal that is...
8620440 Stimulation system and method for treating fragile bone disorders  
According to one aspect, a stimulation system is provided for electrically stimulating a predetermined site to treat a fragile bone disorder or condition. The system includes an electrical...
8494644 Systems and methods for implantable leadless bone stimulation  
Systems and methods are disclosed to enhance bone growth by stimulating bone sites for bone regrowth, fusion, or grafts. The invention uses electrical stimulation of the bone site, where...
8494658 Method and apparatus for stimulating pelvic floor muscles  
A method of and apparatus for stimulating pelvic floor muscles in a patient comprises applying at least one electrode externally to each side of the patient's body in the region of the pelvis, and...
8447409 Electroneural interface for a medical implant  
Embodiments are generally directed to improving the interface between one or more electrode contacts of a medical implant and the neurons of a recipient of the medical implant. In an embodiment, a...
8440787 Hydroxyapatite-targeting multiarm polymers and conjugates made therefrom  
The present invention provides hydmoxyapatite-targeting, multiarm polymer reagents suitable for reaction with biologically active agents to form conjugates, the polymeric reagents comprising one...
8423148 Method for treating cartilage defects  
The present invention provides a method for treating at least one of the following: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, cartilage injury, and a cartilage defect containing the following steps....
8380319 Electrical screw  
The present invention relates to the electrical stimulation of bone growth utilizing implantable bone fixation devices and implants to which are attached a screw of nonconductive material powered...
8374697 Electrical dental screw implant  
Stimulation of bone growth to facilitate healing of a dental implant utilizing a interiorly threaded dental screw of nonconductive material in conjunction with a healing cap abutment whereby...
8313471 Therapeutic arthritis glove with expandable gold rings  
A therapeutic glove of elastic synthetic fabric to which gold-coated self-expanding ring devices are affixed at selective locations adjacent the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints of the fingers of...
8301258 Methods and devices for preventing ankle sprain injuries  
Devices and methods for preventing ankle sprain injuries. To protect the ankle joint from acute ankle supination or inversion sprain injuries, the device comprises a sensing part configured to...
8292834 Ultrasound stimulation devices and techniques  
Ultrasound stimulation devices and related techniques are disclosed. An ultrasound transducer for generating ultrasound energy is carried by a transducer housing that seals the transducer and may...
8244361 Stimulation system and method for treating fragile bone disorders  
According to one aspect, a stimulation system is provided for electrically stimulating a predetermined site to treat a fragile bone disorder or condition. The system includes an electrical...
RE43374 Apparatus and method for bioelectric stimulation, healing acceleration and pain relief  
An apparatus for generating an electrical signal for use in biomedical applications, including two timing blocks for generating timing intervals T1-T7, an interconnection block for combining these...
8145319 Methods and devices for treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head with core decompression  
Methods and devices for treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head with core decompression include a dowel adapted for placement into a core decompression channel of a femoral head. A cathode...
8079966 Ultrasound stimulation devices and techniques  
Ultrasound stimulation devices and related techniques are disclosed. An ultrasound transducer for generating ultrasound energy is carried by a transducer housing that seals the transducer and may...
8078282 Implantable tissue growth stimulator  
An implantable tissue growth stimulator is disclosed. The implantable tissue growth stimulator includes electronic circuitry to alter the voltage output by the stimulator. The implantable tissue...
8078283 Systems and methods for implantable leadless bone stimulation  
Systems and methods are disclosed to enhance bone growth by stimulating bone sites for bone regrowth, fusion, or grafts. The invention uses electrical stimulation of the bone site, where...
8017369 System and method of up-regulating bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP) gene expression in bone cells via the application of fields generated by specific and selective electric and electromagnetic signals  
Methods and devices are described for the regulation of bone morphogenetic protein gene expression in bone cells via the application of fields generated by specific and selective electric and...
7917223 Self powered osteogenesis and osseointegration promotion and maintenance device for endosseous implants  
Osteogenesis and osseointegration promotion and maintenance devices for osseous implants include an implant member having a first electrode, an inlaid second electrode positioned on the member so...
7890179 Bone stimulation system  
A device for stimulating the osteogenesis of a traumatized bone is mounted on a bone stabilizing implant. The device comprises a first component part comprising a first electrode, an isolating...
7840272 Methods for modulating osteochondral development using bioelectrical stimulation  
Compositions and methods are provided for modulating the growth, development and repair of bone, cartilage or other connective tissue. Devices and stimulus waveforms are provided to differentially...
7680542 Radiofrequency ablation epiphysiodesis  
The present invention is directed to a method of treating bone length discrepancies and angular deformities in a patient in need thereof, where the method involves radiofrequency ablation...
7610097 Electromagnetic stimulation in patients with osteoporosis  
Provided is the combined use of pulsating electromagnetic signals and dose of Botulinum toxin to treat patients suffering from osteoporosis. Also provided is the use of electromagnetic signals...
7610100 Methods and systems for treating osteoarthritis  
Methods of treating osteoarthritis include applying at least one stimulus to a stimulation site within a patient with an implanted system control unit in accordance with one or more stimulation...
7431734 Implanted prosthetic device  
An orthopedic device adapted for implantation into a body where it contacts bone tissue is disclosed which has at least one spaced apart polarized magnetic element, at least one piezoelectric...
7206638 Electrical current induced inhibition of bone growth  
A method and device is disclosed for inhibiting bone growth, including inducing epiphysiodesis or hemiepiphysiodesis, using electrical current. The device includes a power source and one or a...
7177696 Multiple selectable field/current-voltage pads having individually powered and controlled cells  
A method and apparatus for speeding the healing process of soft tissues, bone fractures, cancerous tissue, nerve pathways and other body tissues wherein a portable base comprising a plurality of...
7167753 Device and method for electrically inducing osteogenesis in the spine  
A technique and associated device for stimulating multiple electrodes with multiple electrical signals in multiple regions of the spine without injury to the patient. The electrodes are applied to...
7158835 Device for treating osteoporosis, hip and spine fractures and fusions with electric fields  
A technique and device for preventing and/or treating osteoporosis, hip and spine fractures, and/or spine fusions by incorporating at least one conductive coil (110) into a garment (90) adapted to...
7130692 Portable electrotherapy device for treating osteoarthritis and other diseases, defects and injuries of the knee joint  
A portable device for applying therapeutic electrical signals and/or electromagnetic fields to a patient's knee for the treatment of osteoarthritis and other diseases, defects and injuries. The...
7117034 Apparatus and method for bioelectric stimulation, healing acceleration, pain relief, or pathogen devitalization  
An method and method for generating an electrical signal for use in biomedical applications, including two timing-interval generators, each optionally driving a multistep sequencer; analog,...
7022506 Method and device for treating osteoarthritis, cartilage disease, defects and injuries in the human knee  
A method of determining the voltage and current output required for the application of specific and selective electric and electromagnetic signals to diseased articular cartilage in the treatment...
6937905 Osteogenesis stimulator with digital signal processing  
A stimulator and a method for electrical stimulation of bone to promote osteogenesis is disclosed in which surface electrodes positioned around an incision site transmit an interferential current...
6839595 PEMF stimulator for treating osteoporosis and stimulating tissue growth  
A method for providing electromagnetic therapy to a patient includes placing the patient in proximity to an electromagnetic therapy apparatus. The electromagnetic therapy apparatus includes an...
6778861 Bone screw comprising a device for electrostimulation  
Bone screw (10a) having a hollow, tubular shaft (12a) consisting of metal, such as titanium, the shaft having a head (14a) at one end and a self-tapping external thread (18a) at the other end. The...
6678562 Combined tissue/bone growth stimulator and external fixation device  
A combined tissue/bone growth stimulator and external fixation device is provided to aid in the treatment of fractures, osteotomies, soft tissue injuries, and reconstructive surgery and to reduce...
6675048 Electro-medical device for use with biologics  
A multi-functional portable electro-medical device provides interferential current stimulation to promote bone growth. Two electrical signals are applied to a target area, each electrical signal...
6627230 Method of preparing a bone product by removing cancellous bone matrix  
A method and apparatus for preparing a bone product are provided. The method includes contacting an interior section of a cylindrical bone portion with a high pressure fluid medium such as at...
6607500 Integrated cast and muscle stimulation system  
The present invention is a device that allows electrical stimulation to an anatomical site that is covered by a cast. The electrode is applied to achieve a desired physiological response (e.g.,...
6605089 Apparatus and method for the delivery of electrical current for interbody spinal arthrodesis  
An electrical bone growth promotion apparatus and method for the delivery of electrical current to an implant surgically implanted within the intervertebral space between two adjacent vertebrae of...
6547794 Method for fusing bone during endoscopy procedures  
A method of fusing or welding bone in vivo and in a fluid medium, comprising: harvesting a piece of autologous implant bone; treating the implant bone and/or a receiving bone to expose organic...

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