DE102008045824A1 - Treatment device for external treatment of human or animal body for simulating cells of nerves and muscles, has sensor directly or indirectly arranged at fastening device, and controlling device connected with sensor - Google Patents

Treatment device for external treatment of human or animal body for simulating cells of nerves and muscles, has sensor directly or indirectly arranged at fastening device, and controlling device connected with sensor

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DE102008045824A1
DE102008045824A1 DE200810045824 DE102008045824A DE102008045824A1 DE 102008045824 A1 DE102008045824 A1 DE 102008045824A1 DE 200810045824 DE200810045824 DE 200810045824 DE 102008045824 A DE102008045824 A DE 102008045824A DE 102008045824 A1 DE102008045824 A1 DE 102008045824A1
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
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    • A61N2005/0635Radiation therapy using light characterised by the body area to be irradiated
    • A61N2005/0643Applicators, probes irradiating specific body areas in close proximity
    • A61N2005/0645Applicators worn by the patient
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Abstract

A treatment device for external treatment of a human or animal body is proposed with a stimulation device with at least one excitation element (2), with which an effect can be exerted on the body from the outside, with a fastening device (directly or indirectly) receiving the excitation element (2). 1) for attaching the excitation element to the human or animal body (4), with a positioning device for aligning the excitation element on one or more located on or in the body markings, with at least one sensor (3) of the positioning, at least one piece of information regarding the detected absolute or relative position of the marking, and which is arranged on the fastening device (1) directly or indirectly, and with sichtung.

Description

  • State of the art
  • The The invention is based on a treatment device for external treatment of a human or animal body with at least one Stimulation device with which an effect on the body can be exerted externally.
  • Out The prior art discloses treatment devices for humans and animals, the outside on body be attached, and as a stimulation device, for example one or more lasers, a source of vibration or electrodes exhibit. Under the name Low Level Laser Therapy LLLT known methods are based in particular on the stimulation of material processes in cells or tissues. With such laser-based Not only can cells be used on the body surface but also organs, muscles and Nerves inside the body stimulate. In particular, electrodes are used to stimulate Nerves and muscles used in the treatment of pain. Essential is in all such treatment devices that the stimulation device the treatment device exactly at the intended for the treatment Position of the human or animal body is positioned. There it to achieve the desired Treatment success is usually necessary, the treatment often within a longer one Repeat period, the treatment device to the body is scheduled can be without the support a doctor or a healthcare professional is necessary. The patient or other user should be able to use the treatment device without specialized medical support on his body or on the body to position an animal. It is often not enough that the doctor the for the treatment provided position on the body with a colored marker before the start of treatment, because such markings in certain body regions, for example, on your own back, for the Patients are not observable and patients may be due to their condition poor general condition and limited mobility positioning without support can not make.
  • Of the Invention is based on the object, a treatment device available represent a patient or a person without prior medical knowledge even easily anywhere on the human or animal body can attach and take off again, leaving the stimulation device accurate and reproducible on the intended for the treatment Position is arranged. The patient should receive treatment with the treatment device Do it yourself at home can, without to do this with the assistance of a doctor or healthcare professional needed.
  • The invention and its advantages
  • The Treatment device according to the invention with the features of claim 1 is characterized in that with a positioning device for aligning the excitation element of Stimulation device on one or more on or in the body arranged Markings is equipped. The positioning device has at least a sensor that detects the mark and one the absolute or relative position of the marking. This counts For example, the distance between the sensor and the mark. It can also be one or more coordinates of the marker act. Depending on whether the coordinates are on an absolute Zero point, for example, the location of the sensor, or on previous Measuring points, one differentiates between an absolute and a relative position. The sensor is in a given Distance and at a predetermined position relative to the excitation element the stimulation device is arranged on the fastening device. From the given position data of the sensor and the excitation element and the information or data measured by the sensor on the body arranged marker can one or more information relative to the position of the marker be determined to the excitation element. In addition, the treatment device equipped with a control device connected to the sensor is linked. The control device ensures that the excitation element the treatment is carried out with the given parameters.
  • It is irrelevant, if at an absolute position measurement the zero point placed in the sensor or mark. The relevant ones Position data differ only in sign. So can either the position of the sensor relative to the mark or the Position of the marker relative to the sensor can be determined. Of the Information content is the same in both cases. So if in the following from the position of the mark relative to the sensor is the speech, this is true for the position of the sensor relative to the marking accordingly.
  • For attaching the stimulation device to the intended for the treatment position of the body, the treatment device is equipped with a fastening device. This consists for example of a textile fabric or a plastic film and adheres to the desired position, for example, due to their own elasticity, a hook and loop fastener, adhesive or Suction. The fixation should be so good that the treatment device can not move undesirably on the body, even if the person moves during the treatment to a limited extent.
  • The Stimulation device can be solvable be arranged on the fastening device. For this purpose, the Fastening device, for example, have a pocket, in the stimulation device is introduced. Furthermore it is possible, the stimulation device with the fastening device via a Plug, clamp or clamping device to connect. The detachable attachment has the advantage that the fastening device to be replaced can and optionally separated from the stimulation device can be cleaned. Advantageously, the sensor and other parts of the position device releasably attached to the fastening device attached. The sensor responds to the mark in or on the body. The kind of the sensor hangs with it on the kind of marking. Important is that mark and sensor can interact with each other. Is it? the mark is a color mark or a colored one Patches on the skin of the patient, so becomes an optical sensor used the light reflected from this colored mark in terms of the frequency spectrum or a particular color pattern recognizes. Is it a magnetic or capacitive one? Marking, so a sensor is necessary, the corresponding recorded electrical or magnetic properties of the mark. The sensor can over it in addition to special properties of the marking with regard to ultrasound, Radar or conductance react. The marker may be on the skin surface or under the skin. In or under the skin implanted markings have the advantage that they are not affected by prolonged use of release it from the body alone.
  • ever according to size of treating area one or more markings may be disposed on the body. It can also be an or a plurality of sensors for detecting the markings may be provided.
  • Out the change the information about the position detected by the sensor the mark at a position change of the sensor with respect to the body can be determined in which direction the excitation element with The sensor must be moved to the optimum for the treatment To arrange area. The control device can be a corresponding Automatically initiate alignment of the excitation element or the User by means of a display device on the position change to be made to inform. Corresponding information regarding the direction and the distance in which the excitation element together with the sensor must be moved to one for to achieve the treatment optimal position of the excitation element can also by means of a mark with a color pattern and several Sensor elements are detected.
  • To An advantageous embodiment of the invention is the treatment device equipped with an optical and / or acoustic display device. It indicates whether the information detected by the sensor relates to the position of the mark within or outside a given Area lies. This can mean, for example, that the distance between the sensor and the marking smaller, equal to or greater than is a predetermined minimum distance. The display device can either firmly or detachably connected to the fastening device be, or be available as a separate component. For an exchange according to the signals it is connected to the control device. The connection is via a data or signal line in the form of a cable or by radio. Therefor a suitable interface is provided. A separate from the Fastening device to be handled display device has the Advantage that, in particular in an optical display device the display can then be visually perceived by the patient, when the fastening device with the sensor and the stimulation device located at a treatment location, which is not readily visible is. Such treatment sites are located, for example, on the back of the Patients.
  • According to a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the display device is equipped with a color light source and / or with a screen. The colored light source has, for example, two different colors. For example, the colors red and green are suitable. If the colored light source shows red light, the excitation element is outside the range specified for the treatment. If the colored light source shows green light, then the excitation element is within the range specified for the treatment. It is also possible to provide a plurality of color light sources, for example light-emitting diodes LED, which inform the user about the position of the marking relative to the sensor. The LEDs can emit light of the same color or in different colors. If the display device has, for example, five LEDs arranged next to one another, the number of light-emitting diodes provides information about the distance between the marking and the sensor. The closer the sensor is to the mark, the more LEDs are turned on. A screen has the advantage that the position of the marker relative to the sensor can be displayed more accurately, for example in numbers. The screen may be, for example, a liquid crystal panel. The screen can also be used to display the parameters of the treatment, such as stimulation. The treatment device may alternatively or cumulatively be equipped with color light sources and screen.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the Display device an electro-acoustic device for conversion of an electrical signal in sound. The frequency and / or the volume of the generated sound signal hangs from the information collected by the sensor regarding the Position of the marker. With a pulsed sound signal can itself Furthermore change the repetition rate. For example, if the distance between two sound pulses is large, then Also, the distance between the sensor and the marker is large. At the approaching the sensor to the mark is the time interval between the sounds shortened. The acoustic display device may for example be a loudspeaker be. It may alternatively or cumulatively to an optical display device be provided.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention is the Control device with the excitation element linked to the Activate the excitation element when the determined by the sensor Information regarding the position of the mark within one predetermined range, and to deactivate the excitation element, if the information determined by the sensor regarding the Position of the mark outside a predetermined range. This ensures that the Stimulation element is turned on only when it is positioned accurately is. This serves to protect the patient and possibly further Persons as irradiation or stimulation unmarked Areas of the body is excluded.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention is the Fastening device with a movement device for changing position equipped the excitation element. The excitation element is included arranged on the fastening device. In the movement device can it is, for example, a stepper motor or servomotor, which is coupled to the control device. Dependent on from the position of the mark on the position determined by the sensor body becomes the stimulation element of the stimulation device on the fastening device emotional. It is advantageous if the fastening device if necessary with support an optical and / or acoustic display device at least roughly in the area of the marking on the body is attached. The fine adjustment The position of the excitation element is then carried along Help of the movement device. It is also advantageous if the Sensor together with the excitation element by the movement device is moved, so even during the Movement of the excitation element the distance between the marking and the sensor can be measured.
  • Furthermore it may be in the movement device to a guide to if necessary, manual displacement of the excitation element together act with the sensor in one or more directions. As a guide is suitable For example, a rail or other profile. Also In this case, it is advantageous if the excitation element together with a sensor on the guide is movably arranged. In this way, always the position the mark can be detected by the sensor and the user continuously over the position and, where appropriate, the position change to be made by him be informed. He receives in this way information about the direction and the route, around which he must move the excitation element so that it is possible close to the marks of the body located.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention is the Stimulation device with several excitation elements in two-dimensional Arrangement equipped. This may, for example, a Act laser diode array. The controller is with each coupled to the excitation elements. It ensures that in each case only that stimulus element or those stimuli that are the prerequisite in terms of the position of the mark detected by the sensor fulfill. An approximate Positioning of the stimulation device can in this case if necessary with support the optical and / or acoustic display device take place. The stimulation device can by means of the fastening device on the body to be ordered. For fine adjustment, the sensor determines the positioning device the position of the body arranged marking and outputs this to the controller further. This then activates that or those Exciting elements that meet the necessary requirement in terms of Position regarding meet the mark. Meets the predetermined position for none of the excitation elements The patient is prompted for the fastening device to fix in another position.
  • According to a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, an energy store for the stimulation device, the positioning device tion and the control device provided on the treatment device. This energy storage can also provide the display with energy. As energy storage, for example, batteries and accumulators are. The treatment device can thus be operated without connection to the power grid or an external energy storage. This facilitates the handling and handling of the treatment device.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the Excitation element on one or more laser diodes. The total power is advantageously between 5 mW to several watts. The wavelength of the laser diodes is preferred in the wavelength range between 500 and 900 nm.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention is the Treatment device with an input device for input of parameters and commands in the control device. In this way, the user can, for example, the duration of treatment, the performance of the excitation element and other parameters concerning set the excitation element as well as the excitation element manually to switch on and off. The input device can be connected to an optical Display device coupled. This way the user can understand the input of parameters and commands on a screen. The input device can either special buttons or but have a touch screen. The combination of input device and optical display device in particular screen can be fixed or solvable be connected to the fastening device or as a separate Component or as a separate unit available. In a separate Component is a wired or wireless interface between the control device and the input device provided. are Input device and display device linked together, so it is advantageously a bidirectional communication interface, so that on the display device, the parameters of the control device can be displayed. A wireless interface is for example via a radio interface in the carrier tape at 403 MHz, 433 MHz, 868 MHz, 916 MHz, 2.4 GHz, 5.15 to 5.35 GHz, 5.47 to 5.725 or 5.85 to 5.925 GHz. The modulation method and the protocol can on an existing modulation scheme and protocol for example ULPAMI, Bluetooth, Zigbee, WLAN or similar standardized protocols or on a proprietary one Set up modulation method and protocol.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention is the Fastening device with at least one adhesive element for adherence equipped on the human or animal body. It can it may be, for example, a plaster or an adhesive tape. This can be made of a textile fabric or a plastic tape, for example, consist of a film. Advantageously, in In this case, the stimulation device and the sensor of the Adhesive element are removed, so that with decreasing adhesive effect or adhesion of the adhesive element of this can be renewed. Furthermore it is possible, an adhesive element in the form of a suction button or a suction cup to use in which a suction effect by generating a negative pressure in one by the suction button or the suction cup on the one hand and the skin on the other hand formed volume arises. Such suction cups are for example, for attaching the electrodes for receiving a Electrocardiogram known.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the Fastening device a belt, a cuff or a bandage on. Such fastening devices have the advantage that they are arranged loosely on the body and then moved can be. This facilitates the positioning of the stimulation device. As soon as the positioning with support the sensor is made, the belt, the cuff or the Bandage firmly on the body be arranged so that the position is no longer afterwards undesirable changed. About that In addition, the fastening device can also be a rigid support frame act directly on the body is arranged. This counts for example, a corset.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the Fastening a closely worn on the body garment, for example a shirt, pants or stockings on. Advantageously, the garment is very elastic, so that it expands when putting on and taking off and during the Wearing on the body close to the body snugly. By the close to the body fitting fit is achieved that the garment only in the desired Shape and orientation can be worn on the body part to be treated and the stimulation device always pulls on the garment aligns with the mark on the body within narrow limits. Advantageously, the stimulation device and the sensor detachable with the clothing connected to the garment clean regularly to be able to.
  • According to a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the sensor is an optical sensor, an inductive sensor, an ultrasonic sensor, an infrared sensor or a capacitive sensor. Optical sensors such as color sensors, photodiodes, phototransistors and CCD sensors respond in particular to colored markers or color patterns which are applied to the skin surface of the human or animal body. In this case, the marker can be painted directly on the skin or applied to a carrier, which is adhered to the skin surface. An inductive sensor is equipped, for example, with a coil or a reed relay. Magnetic markings can be detected with such sensors. Such markers in the form of a plaster or an implant consist of a magnetic or magnetizable metal. In principle, it is also possible to mark the body with a liquid which has corresponding magnetic properties. The magnetic marking causes changes in the magnetic field of the coil. The reed relay will attract the marker due to the magnetic properties when it is close to the marker. In an ultrasonic sensor, an ultrasound source emits a signal that is reflected by the mark in a different way than the rest of the skin of the human or animal body. The sensor detects the changed ultrasound reflection behavior. The same applies to an infrared sensor. A capacitive sensor detects a change in the electric field caused by the marking.
  • Basically exists the possibility, one or more markings on or in the human or animal body to arrange. While with Marking a position can be detected results from multiple markers in one or two directions areas, within which the excitation element (s) for stimulation to be ordered.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention, the Sensor two electrically conductive Pole and a device for measuring the conductance on. To this Way you can Markings are detected, which lead to a change in the conductance.
  • To a further advantageous embodiment of the invention is the Treatment device with a temperature sensor for determination the body temperature of the human or animal body. Furthermore can by means of a distance sensor, the distance to the body surface and be determined by means of a contact sensor, the contact with the body surface. such Enable sensors determining the positioning of the treatment device a human or animal body. The excitation element is activated by the controller only if not only the sensor concerning the marking but also the temperature sensor and optionally other sensors necessary for the operation of the treatment device prove necessary requirements. This is supposed to be an abuse the treatment device are excluded.
  • Further Advantages and advantageous embodiment of the invention are the following Description, the drawings and claims.
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  • In the drawing are embodiments of inventive treatment device shown. Show it:
  • 1 Treatment device in a view on the side facing the body of a human or animal,
  • 2 Treatment device according to 1 in a view on the side facing away from the body,
  • 3 Treatment device according to 1 and 2 in a body-worn orientation,
  • 4 second embodiment of a treatment device.
  • Description of the embodiments
  • In the 1 to 3 a first embodiment of a treatment device is shown. As a fastening device is a belt 1 , The stimulation device has as a whole excitation elements 15 laser diodes 2 on, which are arranged in a two-dimensional grid. The positioning device has a total of four sensors 3 equipped with one or more markings on a human body 4 to capture. The human body is in 3 shown. The markings are not shown in the drawing. The sensors 3 are connected to a control device, which in the housing 5 is arranged. The control device is not visible in the drawing. Along the body facing edge of the housing 5 is how in 1 shown, a soft cushion 6 arranged, with which the housing to the body 4 is applied.
  • 2 shows the treatment device according to 1 in one of the illustration according to 1 opposite view. The housing 5 and the belt 1 are also recognizable in this illustration. The treatment apparatus is provided with an optical display device in the form of a liquid crystal panel 7 fitted. Furthermore, the treat An input device in the form of multiple keys 8th on. They enable manual switching on and off of the laser diodes 2 as well as the input of parameters and commands. The treatment device is further equipped with batteries as energy storage. These are not recognizable in the drawing. However, in the housing are a plurality of light-emitting diodes LED 9 arranged, among other things, indicate the state of charge of the batteries.
  • 3 shows a human body 4 in which the treatment device according to 1 and 2 is arranged. 3 shows the human body in a view from behind. The belt 1 is worn around the waist of the human body. The laser diodes 2 are as shown in the lower part of the back of the human body 4 , In this position, for example, nerves, muscles in the lower back can be stimulated. The belt is positioned to position the laser diodes 1 first around the waist of the human body 4 placed and given in this way the approximate position or position of the laser diodes. To close the belt is either a belt buckle, a snap closure or Velcro. These are not shown in the drawing. After closing the belt, either the entire belt or just the case 5 be moved along the belt, in this way the laser diodes 2 relative to the arranged on the body and not shown marks position. The marks are through the sensors 3 detected and determines the position of the markers relative to the sensors. The information regarding the position of the markers relative to the sensors is displayed via an electro-acoustic device. The electro-acoustic device is not shown in the drawing.
  • 4 shows a second embodiment of a treatment device. This treatment device is also with a belt 1 for attachment to a human body 4 fitted. On the human body 4 facing side, the treatment device according to the second embodiment corresponds to the first embodiment as in 1 shown. A difference to the treatment device according to the first embodiment is that on the side facing away from the body of the housing 5 No liquid crystal screen and no input device in the form of buttons are provided. A liquid crystal screen 10 and buttons 11 are located in a separate housing 12 , which has a radio link with the housing 5 arranged components is connected. In the case 5 are located in the drawing unrecognizable control device and the laser diodes. In this embodiment, the position of the sensors relative to the marks disposed on the body on the liquid crystal panel 10 displayed. As the liquid crystal screen 10 in a separate housing 12 the patient can also see this when the housing 5 with the laser diodes 2 on the back of the human body 4 is arranged.
  • All Features of the invention can be both individually as well as in any combination with each other invention essential be.
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  1. Treatment device for external treatment of a human or animal body with a stimulation device with at least one excitation element ( 2 ), with which an effect can be exerted on the body from the outside, with an excitation element ( 2 ) indirectly or directly receiving fastening device ( 1 ) for fixing the excitation element to the human or animal body ( 4 ), with a positioning device for aligning the excitation element to one or more markings arranged on or in the body, with at least one sensor ( 3 ) of the positioning device, which detects at least one piece of information concerning the absolute or relative position of the marking, and that on the fastening device ( 1 ) is arranged directly or indirectly, and with one with the sensor ( 3 ) associated control device.
  2. Treatment device according to claim 1, characterized in that it is equipped with an optical and / or acoustic display device ( 7 . 10 ), which indicates whether the sensor (s) 3 ) detected information concerning the position of the mark within or outside a predetermined range.
  3. Treatment device according to claim 2, characterized in that the display device with at least one color light source and / or with a screen ( 7 . 10 ) Is provided.
  4. Treatment device according to claim 2, characterized in that in that the display device is an electroacoustic device for Conversion of an electrical signal into sound, whose frequency and / or volume or with pulsed sound signal whose repetition rate of the the sensor detected information concerning the position of the mark depends.
  5. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the display device ( 7 . 10 ) is connected via an interface with the control device.
  6. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the control device with the excitation element ( 2 ) is linked to the excitation element ( 2 ) when activated by the sensor ( 3 ) determined information concerning the position of the marking within a predetermined range, and about the excitation element ( 2 ), when passing through the sensor ( 3 ) is information regarding the position of the mark outside a predetermined range.
  7. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the fastening device is equipped with a movement device for changing the position of the excitation element that the excitation element ( 2 ) is arranged on the movement device.
  8. Treatment device according to claim 7, characterized in that that the movement device with at least one stepper motor or servomotor is equipped, and that the stepper motor or Servomotor is coupled to the control device.
  9. Treatment device according to claim 7, characterized in that the movement device at least one guide for manual displacement of the excitation element ( 2 ) in one or more directions.
  10. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the stimulation device with a plurality of excitation elements ( 2 ) is provided in a two-dimensional array, and that the controller is coupled to each of the excitation elements to individually activate and deactivate each excitation element.
  11. Treatment device according to one of the preceding Claims, characterized in that it comprises an energy store for the stimulation device, comprising the positioning device and the control device.
  12. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the excitation element one or more laser diodes ( 2 ) having.
  13. Treatment device according to claim 12, characterized in that the wavelength of the laser diodes ( 2 ) is between 500 and 900 nm.
  14. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that it is provided with an input device ( 8th . 11 ) is equipped to input parameters and commands to the controller.
  15. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the fastening device comprises at least one adhesive element for adherence to the human or animal body ( 4 ) having.
  16. Treatment device according to one of claims 1 to 14, characterized in that the fastening device is a belt ( 1 ), a cuff or a bandage.
  17. Treatment device according to one of claims 1 to 14, characterized in that the fastening means a close to the body garment to be worn having.
  18. Treatment device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the sensor ( 3 ) is an optical sensor, an inductive sensor, an ultrasonic sensor, an infrared sensor or a capacitive sensor.
  19. Treatment device according to one of claims 1 to 17, characterized in that the sensor ( 3 ) has two electrically conductive poles and means for measuring the conductance.
  20. Treatment device according to one of the preceding Claims, characterized in that it is provided with a temperature sensor for Determination of body temperature of the human or animal body.
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