GB2260495B - An orthotic or prosthetic walking brace - Google Patents

An orthotic or prosthetic walking brace

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GB2260495B
GB2260495B GB9121202A GB9121202A GB2260495B GB 2260495 B GB2260495 B GB 2260495B GB 9121202 A GB9121202 A GB 9121202A GB 9121202 A GB9121202 A GB 9121202A GB 2260495 B GB2260495 B GB 2260495B
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Prior art keywords
orthotic
walking brace
prosthetic walking
prosthetic
brace
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GB9121202A
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GB2260495A (en
Inventor
Martin Kemp
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Steeper Hugh Ltd
Hugh Steeper Ltd
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Steeper Hugh Ltd
Hugh Steeper Ltd
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F5/00Orthopaedic methods or devices for non-surgical treatment of bones or joints; Nursing devices; Anti-rape devices
    • A61F5/01Orthopaedic devices, e.g. splints, casts or braces
    • A61F5/0102Orthopaedic devices, e.g. splints, casts or braces specially adapted for correcting deformities of the limbs or for supporting them; Ortheses, e.g. with articulations
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2/60Artificial legs or feet or parts thereof
    • A61F2/604Joints for artificial legs
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2/68Operating or control means
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2/60Artificial legs or feet or parts thereof
    • A61F2/605Hip joints
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2/60Artificial legs or feet or parts thereof
    • A61F2/64Knee joints
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2/68Operating or control means
    • A61F2002/6854Operating or control means for locking or unlocking a joint
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
    • A61F2/00Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; Appliances for connecting them with the body; Devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents
    • A61F2/50Prostheses not implantable in the body
    • A61F2/68Operating or control means
    • A61F2002/74Operating or control means fluid, i.e. hydraulic or pneumatic
    • A61F2002/745Operating or control means fluid, i.e. hydraulic or pneumatic hydraulic
GB9121202A 1991-10-04 1991-10-04 An orthotic or prosthetic walking brace Expired - Fee Related GB2260495B (en)

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GB1454913A (en) * 1974-02-26 1976-11-10 Blatchford & Sons Ltd Artificial limbs
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US8986397B2 (en) 2003-11-18 2015-03-24 Victhom Human Bionics, Inc. Instrumented prosthetic foot
US8323354B2 (en) 2003-11-18 2012-12-04 Victhom Human Bionics Inc. Instrumented prosthetic foot
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US9271851B2 (en) 2004-02-12 2016-03-01 össur hf. Systems and methods for actuating a prosthetic ankle
US8657886B2 (en) 2004-02-12 2014-02-25 össur hf Systems and methods for actuating a prosthetic ankle
US9345591B2 (en) 2004-03-10 2016-05-24 össur hf Control system and method for a prosthetic knee
US9462966B2 (en) 2005-02-02 2016-10-11 össur hf Sensing systems and methods for monitoring gait dynamics
US8122772B2 (en) 2005-02-02 2012-02-28 össur hf Sensing systems and methods for monitoring gait dynamics
US8869626B2 (en) 2005-02-02 2014-10-28 össur hf Sensing systems and methods for monitoring gait dynamics
US8814949B2 (en) 2005-04-19 2014-08-26 össur hf Combined active and passive leg prosthesis system and a method for performing a movement with such a system
US9351854B2 (en) 2005-09-01 2016-05-31 össur hf Actuator assembly for prosthetic or orthotic joint
US8702811B2 (en) 2005-09-01 2014-04-22 össur hf System and method for determining terrain transitions
US9066817B2 (en) 2007-01-05 2015-06-30 Victhom Human Bionics Inc. High torque active mechanism for orthotic and/or prosthetic devices
US8435309B2 (en) 2007-01-05 2013-05-07 Victhom Human Bionics Joint actuation mechanism for a prosthetic and/or orthotic device having a compliant transmission
US9526635B2 (en) 2007-01-05 2016-12-27 Victhom Laboratory Inc. Actuated leg orthotics or prosthetics for amputees
US8915968B2 (en) 2010-09-29 2014-12-23 össur hf Prosthetic and orthotic devices and methods and systems for controlling the same
US9017419B1 (en) 2012-03-09 2015-04-28 össur hf Linear actuator
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Effective date: 19971004