Title:
Clothing For Emitting Treatment Medium
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
The present invention relates to clothing, and in particular, to clothing emitting treatment medium such as laser, vibration, frequency, electricity, and fragrance, etc. to treatment points of the human body.



Inventors:
Park, Se-hyung (Daegu, KR)
Application Number:
11/917753
Publication Date:
11/20/2008
Filing Date:
04/14/2006
Assignee:
MODA MEDICAL (Daegu, KR)
Primary Class:
2/1
Other Classes:
607/1
International Classes:
A41D1/00; A61H37/00; A43B7/00; A61H39/00; A61N5/06; A61H7/00; A61H23/02
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Primary Examiner:
LIPITZ, JEFFREY BRIAN
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PERKINS COIE LLP - PAO General (SEATTLE, WA, US)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. Clothing emitting treatment medium which is worn on or contacted with human body, comprising, an input module; one or more treatment medium generators emitting treatment medium by positioning to correspond to one or more treatment points of the human; a memory storing one or more control data to control the treatment medium generators; and a controller controlling the operation of each of the treatment medium generators by extracting control data in accordance with identification information input through the input module from the memory.

2. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the treatment points is at least one selected from the group consisting of nervous system, meridian system, receptors, muscular system, cerebrospinal system, lymphatic system, skull, and cardiovascular system.

3. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the treatment medium is at least one selected from the group consisting of laser, vibration, frequency, light, electricity, magnetic field, and fragrance.

4. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the input module receives a wireless signal transmitted from a remote controller separately placed.

5. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the input module receives a wireless signal being received through network.

6. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the treatment medium generators is attached to the clothing lining.

7. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the identification information is information predetermined in accordance with a particular disease.

8. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1 further comprising a control data input module to receive control data from the outside.

9. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the treatment medium generators is controlled wirelessly by the controller.

10. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the control data comprises disease entity, treatment medium generator to be operated, and information of treatment medium to be emitted and operation time.

11. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 1, wherein the control data comprises treatment points, treatment medium to be emitted, and information of operation time and intensity.

12. Clothing emitting treatment medium which is worn on or contacted with human body, comprising one or more treatment medium generators emitting an appropriate treatment medium by positioning to correspond to treatment points of the human on receiving a particular frequency from the outside.

13. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 12, wherein the treatment medium generators is micro- or nano-size.

14. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 12, wherein the treatment medium is at least one selected from the group consisting of laser, vibration, frequency, light, electricity, magnetic field, and fragrance.

15. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 12 further comprising a remote controller controlling the operation of each of the treatment medium generators by emitting frequency in a remote.

16. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 15, wherein the remote controller comprises: an input part; a storage part storing control data to control the operation of the treatment medium generators corresponding to a particular disease; a control part extracting control data corresponding to identification information input from the input part from the memory; and a transmission part outputting frequency with a predetermined size to control the operation of treatment medium generator corresponding to the controlling of the controller.

17. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 16, wherein the control data comprises disease entity, treatment medium generator to be operated, and information of treatment medium to be emitted and operation time.

18. The clothing emitting treatment medium of claim 16, wherein the control data comprises treatment points, treatment medium to be emitted, and information of operation time and intensity.

Description:

TECHNICAL FIELD

The present invention relates to clothing, and in particular, to clothing emitting treatment medium such as laser, vibration, frequency, electricity, and fragrance, etc. to treatment points of the human body.

BACKGROUND ART

When drug is administered for a long period of time to cure a particular part of the body, it may cause complications such as gastrointestinal disturbance. It may also cause local hematoma or allergic reaction with injections. Thus, it is needed to develop non-stressful, bloodless, and noninvasive treatment methods for like geriatric patients who require caution in the treatment.

A temporizing treatment such as oral administration, intramuscular injection, intravenous injection, and the like is administration or injection of drugs to cure a focus, but it may rise to side effects. On the other hand, in case of using taping, cream, poultice and the like, it may not be used to one who has contact allergy since it is absorbed into the skin.

Acupuncture is a prominent technique of traditional oriental medicine which has come down with a history date, but it often causes skin irritation or infection. Also, when it is generally applied with focus more on a particular region affected, it is uncommon to cure other regions at the same time. Nerve (nervous system), acupuncture points (meridian system), receptors, muscular, cerebrospinal system, lymphatic system, skull, and blood vessels (cardiovascular system), etc. have been treated simultaneously, but when the front part of the body is treated, the back part of the body cannot be treated at the same time and also there has been no treatment device developed for this purpose.

Further, patients who are given physical therapy but are restricted by time, place, and environment, etc. are unable to visit clinic/hospital. Since patients who are given physical therapy have to visit the place equipped with medical equipments, it may have difficulties in the treatment for the patients continuously exposed to harmful environment. Even if portable medical equipments are recently developed and commercialized, they cannot be used efficiently by an ordinary person who has no correct knowledge and it is not possible to treat many regions at the same time.

In a condition to treat as many as possible patients for a shot period of time, it is highly demanded to develop devices suitable for performing doctor's treatment and treatment assist for efficient use of consultation hours and optimum treatment effects

DISCLOSURE

Technical Problem

Therefore, in order to solve the aforementioned problem, the present invention aims to provide a treatment or treatment assist device which can be used at any time of the daily life without regard to places outside hospitals and time.

Another object of the present invention is to provide clothing emitting treatment medium allowing convenient use by building a treatment device inside the clothing or accessories.

Still another object of the present invention is to provide clothing emitting treatment medium which plays roles of doctor's treatment and treatment assist and thus, exhibits unbreakable, harmless, natural, bloodless, noninvasive, and unstimulative characteristics due to clothing with a built-in micro-size device.

Still another object of the present invention is to provide clothing emitting treatment medium by building-in treatment methods stimulating treatment points according to each disease, which can be used easily by a patient him/herself with doctor's guidance after receiving medical examination and treatment when a patient is unable to visit a clinic or hospital or unable to take drugs.

Additional aspects and advantages of the present invention will be set forth in part in the description which follows and, in part, will be obvious from the description, or may be learned by practice of the invention.

Technical Solution

According to one aspect of the present invention, clothing emitting treatment medium which is worn to or contacted with the human body comprises: an input module; one or more treatment medium generators emitting treatment medium by positioning to correspond to one or more treatment points of the human body; a memory storing one or more control data to control the treatment medium generators; and a controller controlling the operation of each of the treatment medium generators by extracting control data in accordance with identification information input through the input module from the memory.

Here, the treatment points may be at least one selected from the group consisting of nervous system, meridian system, receptors, muscular system, cerebrospinal system, lymphatic system, skull, and cardiovascular system.

The treatment medium may be at least one selected from the group consisting of laser, vibration, frequency, light, electricity, magnetic field, and fragrance.

The input module may receive a wireless signal transmitted from a remote controller separately placed, or a wireless signal being received through network.

The treatment medium generators may be attached to the clothing lining.

The identification information may be information predetermined in accordance with a particular disease.

The clothing emitting treatment medium may further comprise a control data input module to receive control data from the outside, wherein the controller may store the control data input through the control data input module to the memory.

The treatment medium generators may be controlled wirelessly by the controller.

The control data may comprise disease name, treatment medium generator to be operated, and information for treatment medium to be emitted and operation time. Also, the control data may comprise treatment points, treatment medium to be emitted, and information of operation time and intensity.

According to another aspect of the present invention, clothing emitting treatment medium which is worn on or contacted with the human body may comprise one or more treatment medium generators emitting an appropriate treatment medium by positioning to correspond to treatment points of the human body on receiving a particular frequency from the outside.

Here, the treatment medium generators may be micro or nanosize.

The treatment medium may be at least one selected from the group consisting of laser, vibration, frequency, light, electricity, magnetic field, and fragrance.

The clothing emitting treatment medium may further comprise a remote controller controlling the operation of each of the treatment medium generators by emitting frequency in a remote.

Further, the remote controller may comprise an input part, a storage part storing control data to control the operation of the treatment medium generators corresponding to a particular disease, a control part extracting the control data, corresponding to identification information input from the input part, from the memory, and a transmission part outputting the frequency with a predetermined size to control the operation of the treatment medium generators corresponding to the controlling of the controller.

The control data may comprise disease name, treatment medium generator to be operated, and information of treatment medium to be emitted and operation time. Also, the control data may comprise treatment points, treatment medium to be emitted, and information of operation time and intensity.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DRAWINGS

FIG. 1 is a schematic illustration of a whole configuration of clothing emitting treatment medium according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is an illustration of treatment points of the front side of the human body according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 3 is an illustration of treatment points of the back side of the human body according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 4 is a schematic illustration of a treatment medium emitting means according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 5 is a schematic illustration of a remote controller according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 6 is a schematic illustration of a remote controller according to another preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 7 is a table illustrating control data controlling the operation of treatment medium generators corresponding to a particular disease according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 8 is a table illustrating control data controlling the operation of treatment medium generators corresponding to a particular disease according to another preferred embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 9 is an example illustrating use of the clothing emitting treatment medium according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

MODE OF INVENTION

Hereinafter, preferred embodiments of the invention will now be described in more detail with reference to the accompanying drawings. In the description with reference to the accompanying drawings, same reference numerals refer to the identical or corresponding elements throughout the drawings, regardless of the reference numeral, and redundant explanations are omitted.

FIG. 1 is a schematic illustration of a whole configuration of clothing emitting treatment medium according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 1, clothing emitting treatment medium comprises clothing 100, a treatment medium emitting means 150 emitting treatment medium corresponding apparent treatment positions (treatment points) of clothing, and a remote controller 200 controlling the operation of the treatment medium emitting means 150.

The clothing 100 is a thing worn on or contacted with the body (the whole body such as body, head, arm, leg, etc.). FIG. 1 illustrates only outer garments but includes everything, that is able to be worn on or contacted with the human body, including general clothing such as underwear, socks, and the like and accessories such as gloves, hair bands, bands, mufflers, belts, scarves, hats, shoes, and the like. However, the present invention is not limited only to the clothing 100 described above, and it is to be appreciated that everything which can be worn on or temporally contacted with the human body may be included that can provide the benefits of the invention, within a range known to those skilled in the art.

The treatment medium emitting means 150 plays a role of emitting treatment medium such as laser, vibration, frequency, light, electricity, magnetic field, and fragrance, etc. That is, the treatment medium emitting means 150 emits treatment medium to stimulate mechanoreceptor (touch sense, pressure sense), thermoreceptor (cold sense, warm sense), and nociceptor (sense of pain), etc. of a person wearing the clothing emitting treatment medium.

The treatment medium emitting means 150 emits a treatment medium on positions corresponding to treatment points of the human body. That is, when a person wears or is contact with the clothing 100, it emits a treatment medium to the positions of treatment points of the person. The treatment points may include nervous system, meridian system, receptors, muscular system, cerebrospinal system, lymphatic system, skull, cardiovascular system, and other focus regions. That is, it means all body positions for all treatments of confusion, diseases, wounds, fractures, and the like. Organ-nutrition-acupuncture point-reflection point-nerve-blood vessel-lymphatic system-musculofascial system, etc. have therapeutic influences each other.

The treatment medium emitting means 150 may be composed to emit one treatment medium or a plurality of treatment mediums

Hereinafter, examples of use of the treatment medium will be described.

Treatment points including reflection points of the human body show similar therapeutic effects to those with different simulations (e.g., laser, vibration, friction, etc.). When frequency among treatment mediums is used, a particular frequency range has therapeutic effects on a particular tissue. For example, 2 Hz has therapeutic effects on nerve regeneration, 7 Hz on skeleton growth, 10 Hz on ligament healing, 15 Hz on decrease of skin necrosis, 20 Hz on stimulation of capillary vessel formation, 72 Hz on fibroblast proliferation, and 25 Hz to 50 Hz on synergistic effect of nerve growth factor.

The effect of using electricity as a treatment medium may be the same as that of using physical therapy devices and the electricity stimulates treatment points such as acupuncture points.

The remote controller 200 emits control signals to control the operation of the treatment medium emitting means 150. The remote controller 200 is not an essential component but may help conveniently controlling the operation of the clothing emitting treatment medium.

Configurations of the treatment medium emitting means 150 and remote controller 200 will be described with reference to the drawings.

FIG. 2 is an illustration of treatment points of the front side of the human body according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention and FIG. 3 is an illustration of treatment points of the back side of the human body according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIGS. 2 and 3, meridian points and meridian pathways usually called in the oriental medical science are illustrated as treatment points.

It is reported that there are 14 meridian pathways and about 361 meridian points in the human body. The meridian pathways are pathways of flow of spirit and energy and the meridian points are points where the spirit and energy gather in the middle of the meridian pathway and which are suitable for acupuncture or moxibustion. Thus, the meridian points may be treatment points but other body positions besides meridian points to be appreciated for the treatment may be treatment points.

As described above, diseases have been cured by stimulating meridian points with needle or moxa in the oriental medicine. However, according to the present invention, other treatment mediums such as a particular frequency, vibration, laser, electricity, magnetic field, and the like provide equal or similar effects to that with the needle or moxa.

Underwear or outer garments emitting treatment medium may be used to emit treatment mediums for treatment points of the upper part and lower part of the body, glovers for hands, shoes for feet, mufflers or turtleneck shirts for neck, hats for head, and the like.

A configuration of the treatment medium emitting means 150 emitting the treatment medium to treatment points will be described in detail with reference to FIG. 4.

FIG. 4 is a schematic illustration of a treatment medium emitting means according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 5 is a schematic illustration of a remote controller according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 6 is a schematic illustration of a remote controller according to another preferred embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 4, the treatment medium emitting means 150 may comprise n of treatment medium generators 152-1, 152-2, . . . , 152-n (hereinafter referring to as 152), an input module 153, a controller 154, and a power 155.

The treatment medium generators 152 emit at least one treatment medium chosen from laser, vibration, frequency, light, electricity, magnetic field, and fragrance to the corresponding treatment points. Also, one treatment medium generator 152 or a plurality of treatment medium generators 152 may be designed to emit to each treatment point. Since the treatment medium to stimulate treatment points has dramatic effect on the treatment with extremely small size, it may be formed in micro- or nano-size. In this case, treatment points can be larger than the treatment medium generators 152, so that it is preferable that a plurality of treatment medium generators 152 be positioned to one treatment point. When a plurality of treatment medium generators 152 are positioned to one treatment point, by controlling the number of treatment medium generators 152 intensity of treatment medium can be controlled.

Further, the treatment medium generators 152 may be positioned to every treatment point of the body or to the treatment points for a particular disease to reduce unnecessary costs.

It is preferable that the treatment medium generators 152 be turned off not to apply undesired stimulation including electromagnetic waves to the treatment point or the body when it is not used. It is also preferable that the treatment medium generators 152 be built between fabrics such as clothes lining, instead of touched directly with skin of the body to play its role of desired treatment or treatment assist of nonstressful, bloodless, painless and noninvasive.

The input module 153 receives an input signal to control the operation of the treatment medium generators 152. RF receiver or IR (infrared) receiver, etc which can receive signals from the remote controller 200 may be used or a button fixed on the clothing emitting treatment medium itself may be used. However, it is not limited to these input modules, any input means able to receive a particular order may be used as the input module 153.

The controller 154 controls the operation of the treatment medium generators 152 in accordance with the received signal from the input module 153. The controller 154 can transmit control signals through a wire such as an electric wire to the treatment medium generators 152 and also wirelessly due to the development of wireless communication technologies (e.g., Bluetooth or RFID (radio frequency identification).

The controller 154 generates control signals to control the operation of the treatment medium generators 152 in accordance with the received signal from the input module 153 and transmits the generated control signals to the treatment medium generators 152. Or the controller 154 transmits control signals to control the operation of the treatment medium generators 152 in accordance to control data stored in a memory which is separately built and corresponds to the signal received from the input module 153. The controller 154 has identification information for each treatment medium generator 152 corresponding to each treatment point, so that it allows to control each treatment medium generators 152.

The power 155 provides electric energy supplied to each component. The electric energy for operating the treatment medium generators 152 can be supplied directly from the power 155 or supplied through the controller 154.

The power 155 may be general battery or solar energy, etc. However, it is obvious that any energy supplier be used as the power.

The treatment medium emitting means according to another embodiment of the present invention may further comprise a memory (not shown). The memory stores control data to control the operation of the treatment medium generators 152. The control data may be corresponding to one or more diseases and may be a set of commands which the controller 154 can perform to control the operation of the treatment medium generators 152. That is, the controller 154, which receives a name of disease (or identification information of identifying a disease) and a command to perform treatment from the input module 153, extracts control data corresponding to the input disease from the memory and controls the operation of the treatment medium generators 152 corresponding to the control data. Therefore, it is possible for a user to get treatment conveniently with the clothing emitting treatment medium by inputting only a disease name. Further, emitting the treatment medium may be rearranged whenever necessary according to an appropriate condition (e.g., predetermined time, etc.) through predetermined control data.

The memory may be built in the controller 154 or in the remote controller 200 according to another embodiment. That is, the controller 154 can control the operation of the treatment medium generators 152 by receiving a signal corresponding to control data of the memory built in the remote controller 200 through the input module 153 from the remote controller 200.

In addition, the treatment medium emitting means may further comprise a control data input module (not shown). The control data input module receives control data through wire or wireless and the controller 154 then stores the control data in the memory. The control data input module may be a device connected to a wireless communication network such as LAN communication module or mobile communication module and thus, allowing to receive control data to control the operation of the treatment medium generators 152 from a doctor who is far away. It means that it allows having doctor's treatment from a remote location. It is also obvious that the input module 153 perform the function of the control data input module.

According to another embodiment of the present invention, the remote controller 200 may perform the function of the controller 154 and the memory built in the clothing emitting treatment medium. That is, the treatment medium generators 152 emitting treatment medium is only built in the clothing and the operation of the treatment medium generators 152 may be then controlled by a signal sent from the remote controller 200.

A configuration of the remote controller 200 will be described below with reference to FIG. 5.

Referring to FIG. 5, the remote controller 200 comprises an input part 210, a transmission part 220, a control part 230, and a storage part 240.

The input part 210 receives commands from a user and may be a button. However, it is apparent that developed or to be developed input methods such as voice input method and touch screen method be also used.

The transmission part 220 transmits control signals to control the operation of the treatment medium emitting means of the clothing emitting treatment medium. It may transmit IR (Infrared) signals or RF (Radio Frequency) signals.

The storage part 240 may perform the function of the memory described referring to FIG. 4 and may also perform function of a temporary memory such as flash memory to operate the control part 230.

The control part 230 sends control signals to control the operation of the clothing emitting treatment medium according to the received signal from the input part 210 through the transmission part 220.

It is apparent to those skilled in the art that components of the remote controller 200 described above may be same or similar to that of electronic products such as TV, video, audio, etc.

Here, the remote controller 200 of the present invention may further comprise a wireless communication part and thus perform wireless communication through wireless network such as wireless LAN and mobile communication module. However, the present invention is not limited only to wireless LAN and mobile communication module, and it is to be appreciated that any device may be included that can perform wireless communication, within a range known to those skilled in the art. The remote controller 200 may receive control data to control the operation of the clothing emitting treatment medium through network from a person including doctor who gives medical treatment to a patient. The received control data may be stored in the storage part 240 or interpreted by the control part 230 to control the emission of treatment medium in the clothing through the transmission part 220.

According to FIG. 6, the treatment medium emitting means of the clothing emitting treatment medium 600 has only one or more treatment medium generators. The treatment medium emitting means does not have the controller to control the operation of the treatment medium generators but controls the operation of the treatment medium generators corresponding to signals received from the remote controller 650. That is, each treatment medium generator may be allowed for wireless communication with the development in Ubiquitous technology and be controlled wirelessly by a user. Each treatment medium generator may emit treatment medium without any power supply.

For example, the treatment medium generators may be manufactured as electronic tag such as RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tag. The electronic tag is divided into passive tag, semi-active tag, and active tag depending on where the power comes from. For example, it can be divided depending on whether the power is supplied internally through a battery or is induced by an external RF signal. The passive tag may be a board loaded with chip with a built-in memory, logic with limited volume, and antenna. The passive tag achieves its energy from a particular signal (frequency) which provides power to the chip and sends back its signal. Therefore, when the passive tag is used, treatment medium may be emitted by achieving energy according to a particular signal (frequency) from an external device (e.g., remote controller). In this case, it is preferable that the passive tag is used for a micro- or nano-sized treatment medium generator since the amount of energy can be extremely small.

Also, the treatment medium generator may receive power form a solar energy producer which is separately built in the clothing emitting treatment medium 600 or the treatment medium generator may be formed itself to use solar energy. Many methods to achieve solar energy have been developed and any of those may be applied for obtaining solar energy, of which detailed descriptions are omitted.

In a preferred embodiment, when the treatment medium generator uses a RFID tag described above, each treatment medium generator can be made to a particular frequency range. That is, only treatment medium generator(s) corresponding to RF signals of a particular frequency range emitted from the remote controller 650 out of a plurality of treatment medium generators may emit a treatment medium, so that it allows emitting treatment medium on only desired treatment points by using the remote controller 650. For example, when a user wants to emit a treatment medium on the treatment points positioned on the shoulder region, the user controls the remote controller 650 to identify a frequency range for treatment medium generators corresponding to the treatment points, emit the identified frequency, and operate the treatment medium operator. Here, the treatment medium generator itself is able to communicate, so that it is apparent that control data from any server besides the remote controller may be received.

In another embodiment, treatment medium generators to be operated are not identified by frequency ranges, but each treatment medium generator has identification information (e.g., serial number), so that treatment medium generators may be operated to correspond to identification information by receiving control signals including identification information from the remote controller 650.

Referring to FIG. 6 again, the remote controller 650 comprises a frequency generating unit 651, a control unit 653, an input unit 655, and a storage unit 657. Each unit may perform same or similar functions of the transmission part 220, the control part 230, the input part 210, and the storage part 240 as described with reference to FIG. 5. Particularly, the frequency generating unit 651 emits RF signals. The storage unit 657 stores information for frequency ranges corresponding to each treatment medium generator and thus, the control unit 653 can control the frequency generating unit 651 generating a frequency to control the operation of each treatment medium generator.

Further, the remote controller 650 described with reference to FIGS. 5 and 6 may react to a plurality of treatment medium emitting clothing 600. That is, the remote controller 650 may select one treatment medium emitting clothing 600 among the plurality of treatment medium emitting clothing 600 such as hat, tee shorts, pants, socks, and the like by employing a clothing selection mode and control to emit a desired treatment medium of the selected clothing. The remote controller 650 has information for treatment points of each treatment medium emitting clothing 600 or their corresponding treatment medium generators

Here, the treatment medium emitting means according to the described embodiments is built-in clothing, so that it is preferable to use materials having durability not to be damaged with washings.

Further, the remote controller may be similar one to that of home appliances or be mounted its function in a terminal such as PC, mobile phone, PCS, and PDA, etc. The remote controller having communication functions such as the terminal may store and manage control data through an appropriate server and the remote controller may relay the operation of the treatment medium generator corresponding to the signals received from the server. For example, the server received a particular disease or control message from the remote controller may transmit control signals to control the operation of treatment medium generators corresponding to that message.

FIG. 7 is a table illustrating control data controlling the operation of treatment medium generators corresponding to a particular disease according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention and FIG. 8 is a table illustrating control data controlling the operation of treatment medium generators corresponding to a particular disease according to another preferred embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 7, the control data comprises a disease name field 710, a treatment medium generator field 715, a treatment medium field 720, and a operation time field 725.

The disease name field 710 has information for diseases, the treatment medium generator field 715 has identification information (number) to identify one out of a plurality of treatment medium generators, the treatment medium field 720 has treatment medium information, and the operation time field 725 has emitting time information.

The controller to control the operation of the treatment medium generators identifies a disease name corresponding to an input signal input through the input module 153 and controls the operation of the treatment medium generators according to control data corresponding to the identified disease name. That is, a control signal according to treatment medium and operation time is transmitted to the corresponding treatment medium generator. If the treatment medium generator emits one treatment medium, the treatment medium filed 720 may not be necessary since each treatment medium generator emits its own treatment medium.

Referring to FIG. 8 of another embodiment, control data comprises a treatment point field 750, a treatment medium field 755, an operation time field 760, and an intensity field 765. A serial number (identification number) according to each treatment field is entered in the treatment point field 750, treatment medium information in the treatment medium field 755, operation time information of emitting treatment medium in the operation time field 760, and intensity information to emit the treatment medium in the intensity field 765. The intensity information may be intensity information to emit the treatment medium from one treatment medium generator or information for the number of treatment medium generators to emit treatment medium when a plurality of treatment medium generators react to one treatment point.

The control data of FIG. 8 may be interpreted that the treatment generator corresponding to the treatment point 02 will emit laser with an intensity of 5 for 5 seconds.

It is apparent that the control data described with reference to FIG. 7 or 8 may be used with each composition or combination of each field. In addition, it is apparent that other types of control data different from the described one may be used, within a scope obvious to those skilled in the art.

FIG. 9 is an example illustrating use of the clothing emitting treatment medium according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 9, a doctor may transmit treatment information including control data to a remote controller 930 corresponding to a certain patient by using a communication terminal 910 such as PC, PDA, mobile terminal and the like. The patient may receive the treatment information through the remote controller 930 and operate clothing emitting treatment medium 950 worn on himself/herself according to the control data. Therefore, the patient may get treated whenever necessary without visiting or meeting doctor, so that it may allow convenience and rapid recovery.

It is to be appreciated that the present invention is not limited to the foregoing embodiments and that various changes may be made by those skilled in the art without departing from the spirit of the invention.

INDUSTRIAL APPLICABILITY

As described above, treatment or treatment assist device may be provided which can be used at any time of the daily life without regard to places besides hospitals.

Also, clothing emitting treatment medium may be provided which allows convenience in use by building-in the treatment device inside the clothing including clothing always worn or accessories.

Clothing emitting treatment medium may be provided which plays a role of doctor's treatment or treatment assist and thus exhibits unbreakable, harmless, natural, bloodless, noninvasive, and unstimulative characteristics with a micro-size device built-in the clothes.

Clothing emitting treatment medium may be provided, which can be used easily by a patient him/herself with doctor's guidance after receiving medical examination and treatment when a patient is unable to visit a clinic or hospital or unable to take drugs, by building-in treatment method stimulating treatment points according to each disease.

Clothing emitting treatment medium may be provided which allows doctor's or expert's treatment whenever necessary by receiving and executing control data from a remote location.

Further, clothing emitting treatment medium may be provided which allows same or similar effects to those with acupuncture by using treatment medium such as vibration, laser, electricity and the like which has no fears of skin irritation or infection.

While the above description has pointed out novel features of the invention as applied to various embodiments, the skilled person will understand that various omissions, substitutions, and changes in the form and details of the device or process illustrated may be made without departing from the scope of the invention. Therefore, the scope of the invention is defined by the appended claims rather than by the foregoing description. All variations coming within the meaning and range of equivalency of the claims are embraced within their scope.