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JP3951637B2
JP3951637B2 JP2001180811A JP2001180811A JP3951637B2 JP 3951637 B2 JP3951637 B2 JP 3951637B2 JP 2001180811 A JP2001180811 A JP 2001180811A JP 2001180811 A JP2001180811 A JP 2001180811A JP 3951637 B2 JP3951637 B2 JP 3951637B2
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[0001]
BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
The present invention relates to an air massage machine for massaging an ankle, and particularly relates to a technique for effectively massaging an Achilles tendon.
[0002]
[Prior art]
Conventionally, an air massage machine for massaging an ankle is an air bag for generating an air pressure for massaging the ankle.
[0003]
[Problems to be solved by the invention]
By the way, in what massages an ankle by applying air pressure, it has been impossible to effectively massage around the ankle, in particular, the left and right concave portions centering on the Achilles tendon.
[0004]
This invention is made | formed in view of such a problem, and makes it a subject to provide the air massage machine which can massage an Achilles tendon effectively.
[0005]
[Means for Solving the Problems]
In Claim 1, it is an air massage machine which massages an ankle with air pressure, Comprising: The protrusion part 2 and 2 which carry out a pair of acupressure on the left and right centering on an Achilles tendon inside the air bag 1 , The protrusion part 2, 2 is formed in a rib shape in which a plurality of ribs 8 appear, the projecting portions 2 and 2 are connected by the connecting portion 3, and the intermediate portion in the left-right direction of the connecting portion 3 is narrowed. It is a feature. According to such a configuration, in the ankle massage by the air pressure generated by the supply of air to the air bag 1, the protrusions 2 and 2 that form a pair inside the air bag 1 have left and right dents centered on the Achilles tendon. Since it works well on the protruding part, the Achilles tendon and ankle can be effectively massaged.
Also, the pair of protrusions 2 and 2 are connected at the connection part 3 so that the positions of the pair of protrusions 2 and 2 can be easily determined, and the protrusions 2 and 2 are good to the left and right with respect to the center of the Achilles tendon It becomes easy to place in.
Further, the back surfaces of the pair of protrusions 2 and 2 are formed in a rib shape in which a plurality of ribs 8 appear, and when forming the protrusion 2 into a protruding shape, there is no sink due to the rib shape. Can be molded. Further, the hollow portion 9 can be formed by the ribs 8... And the protrusion 2 can have elasticity in the hollow portion 9 surrounded by the ribs 8. , Can improve the fit.
Further, the middle part in the left-right direction of the connecting part 3 connecting the projecting parts 2, 2 has a narrowed shape, and the left and right projecting parts 2, 2 are easy to fit along the Achilles tendon shape and fit easily. Therefore, the acupressure effect of the Achilles tendon and the ankle can be further enhanced.
[0012]
Oite to claim 2 is characterized in that it comprises a support 6 for supporting the projection unit 2 on the inner surface of the air bag 1. According to such a configuration, the protrusions 2 and 2 can be easily set and attached to the air massage machine, and the protrusions 2 and 2 can be held without misalignment even during finger pressure by air pressure. The portion 6 can be used as a reference position when the protrusions 2 and 2 are set, and any person can be easily placed at the Achilles tendon portion position.
[0015]
Oite to claim 3, in which protruding portions 2 to be paired is characterized by being elongated in a direction along the Achilles tendon. According to such a configuration, when the protrusions 2 and 2 are attached to the air massage machine N, the protrusions 2 and 2 can be positioned and fitted in a shape that is recessed in the longitudinal direction of the Achilles tendon. Achilles tendon and ankle massage can be performed.
[0018]
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
Embodiments of the present invention will be described below. Figure 1 shows the embodiment and reference examples of the present invention, FIG. (A) is a whole perspective view of an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. (B) is a schematic sectional view and FIG. (C) the portion It is sectional drawing and is a reference example.
[0019]
The air massage machine N for massaging the ankle of the present invention with air pressure is formed in series with the foot massage machine M for massaging the foot with air pressure. Air is supplied by an operation from a vessel (not shown) to massage the ankles and toes to promote blood circulation, for example, to massage well on feet that are tired and cold. The air massage machine N may be independent of the foot massage machine M, and effectively massages the Achilles tendon. When the massage machines M and N are serialized, the massage effect can be enhanced. Details will be described below.
[0020]
The air bag 1 of the air massage machine N is formed, for example, in an annular shape, and includes protrusions 2 and 2 that a pair of left and right acupressure around the Achilles tendon inside the air bag 1. The air bag 1 may be formed in a substantially C shape and wound around the ankle. Comprising protrusions 2, for example, those ones granular as reference example of FIG. 2 (b) is Ichikatamariri, those small granular constricted portion of the gourd-type as the reference example of FIG. (C) There are things.
[0021]
When the massage machines M and N are attached to the toes and ankles, as shown in FIG. 4D, in the ankle massage by the air pressure generated by the supply of air to the air bag 1, an air bag is used. The pair of protrusions 2 and 2 on the inner side of 1 works well on the left and right concave portions centered on the Achilles tendon, and can effectively massage the Achilles tendon and the ankle.
[0022]
FIG. 3 shows another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0023]
Oite the present embodiment is not detachable protrusions 2,2 with respect to the air bag 1, selected and used projections 2,2 of the combined size and height preferences of the person using e.g. By doing so, it can be matched to the shape of the person's Achilles tendon, can be further fitted, and massage of the Achilles tendon and ankle can be performed more effectively. The protrusion 2 has various shapes such as (b), (d), (f), (g), and (h) in the figure, and the heights h1 and h2 are shown in (c) and (e) in the figure. ) Is different.
[0024]
FIG. 4 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0025]
Oite the present reference example is the projections 2, 2 forming a pair are linked in coupling part 3 easily determine the position of the projections 2, 2 paired, Achilles tendon projections 2,2 It becomes easy to arrange favorable to the right and left with respect to the center of the. The shape of the protrusion 2 can be changed as shown in FIGS.
[0026]
FIG. 5 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0027]
Oite to this reference example, the projections 2, 2 are connected to form at elastomeric material, since it tends to easily fit along the Achilles tendon shape, further, to enhance the acupressure effect of the Achilles tendon and the ankle it can.
[0028]
FIG. 6 shows an embodiment of the present invention . However, the basic configuration of the present embodiment is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0029]
In the present embodiment, the middle part in the left-right direction of the connecting part 3 that connects the projecting parts 2, 2 has a narrowed shape, and the left and right projecting parts 2, 2 are easier to follow along the Achilles tendon shape. Since it becomes easy to fit, the acupuncture effect of the Achilles tendon and the ankle can be further enhanced.
[0030]
FIG. 7 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0031]
Oite to this reference example, the connecting portion 3 which connects the projections 2, 2 are thinner than the projections 2, 2, left and right projecting portions 2 are likely to fit along the Achilles tendon shape Since it becomes easy, the acupressure effect of the Achilles tendon and the ankle can be further enhanced.
[0032]
FIG. 8 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0033]
Oite the present embodiment, the central portion in the vertical direction of the protruding portion 2 when mounted on the ankle is not disposed at a position of about 70mm from the bottom of the heel, Achilles tendon portion when wearing the air massager M The protrusions 2 and 2 can be positioned well on the left and right, and the acupressure massage effect of the Achilles tendon can be further enhanced.
[0034]
FIG. 9 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0035]
Oite to this reference example, be formed by projections 2, 2 connecting part 3 linking the formed alternately peaks and valleys stretching is extendable member (bellows body) 5, pairs The distance between the protrusions 2 and 2 can be adjusted according to the user, and it can be adjusted to the acupressure point of the user's ankle and Achilles tendon (see (e) in the same figure). Acupressure massage effect can be enhanced.
[0036]
FIG. 10 shows still another embodiment. However, the basic configuration of this embodiment is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0037]
In the present embodiment, a band-shaped support portion 6 for supporting the protrusion 2 on the inner surface of the air bag 1 is provided, and the protrusions 2 and 2 are simply placed between the band-shaped supports 6 and 6. It can be sandwiched and set on the air massage machine M, and the protrusions 2 and 2 can be held without misalignment even during finger pressure due to air pressure, and when the protrusions 2 and 2 are set by the support 6 It can be a guide position, and any person can easily place it at the Achilles tendon.
[0038]
FIG. 11 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and the same reference numerals are given to the common parts, and the description will be omitted.
[0039]
Oite to this reference example, extends a flange portion 7 to the protrusion 2, they support the flange portion 7 to the supporting section 6, the flange portion 7 of the air bag is extended from the protrusion 2 and 2 It can be set and attached to the inner support portion 6.
[0040]
FIG. 12 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0041]
Oite the present embodiment is supported the connection portion 3 of the projections 2, 2 forming a pair to the support part 6, by supporting the connecting portion 3 of the projection portions 2 in the support 6, connected The protruding portions 2 and 2 can be set and attached while matching the vertical and horizontal positions (see FIG. 12C).
[0042]
FIG. 13 shows still another embodiment. However, the basic configuration of the present embodiment is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and the same reference numerals are given to the common portions and the description thereof is omitted.
[0043]
In the present embodiment, the pair of projections 2 and 2 are formed long in the direction along the Achilles tendon, and when the projections 2 and 2 are attached to the air massage machine N, the depressions are indented in the longitudinal direction on both sides of the Achilles tendon. The protrusions 2 and 2 can be positioned and fitted in an elliptical shape, and more effective Achilles tendon and ankle massage can be performed.
[0044]
FIG. 14 shows still another reference example . However, the basic configuration of this reference example is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0045]
Oite to this reference example, be separate projections 2, 2 forming a pair are in two or more respectively, when worn the protrusions 2,2 to air massager N, protrusions 2 on both sides of the Achilles tendon 2 can be fit three-dimensionally (FIG. 14C), and the Achilles tendon and ankle massage can be performed more effectively. For example, the protrusion 2 can be changed as shown in FIGS.
FIG. 15 shows an embodiment of the present invention . However, the basic configuration of the present embodiment is the same as that of the above-described embodiment, and common portions are denoted by the same reference numerals and description thereof is omitted.
[0046]
In the present embodiment, the back surfaces of the pair of projecting portions 2 and 2 are formed in a rib shape in which a plurality of ribs 8 appear vertically and horizontally. It can be molded without causing sink marks. Furthermore, the cavity 9 can be formed in the part surrounded by the ribs 8 ..., and the protrusion 2 can have elasticity in the cavity 9 surrounded by the ribs 8 ... (Fig. 15 (e) ( f) see), a shiatsu massage action can be obtained, and fit can be improved.
[0047]
【The invention's effect】
In Claim 1, it is an air massage machine which massages an ankle with an air pressure, Comprising: The protrusion part which carries out an acupressure with a pair of left and right centering on an Achilles tendon is provided inside the air bag, and the back surface of a protrusion part is made into several pieces. Since the rib shape appears, the projections are connected by the connecting part, and the middle part of the connecting part in the left-right direction is narrowed, the ankle due to the air pressure generated by the supply of air to the air bag In this massage, since the protrusions that form a pair on the inner side of the air bag work well on the left and right concave portions centering on the Achilles tendon, there is an advantage that the Achilles tendon and the ankle can be effectively massaged. .
In addition, there is an advantage that the pair of protrusions are connected to each other at the connecting part, so that the position of the pair of protrusions can be easily determined, and the protrusions can be easily placed right and left with respect to the center of the Achilles tendon.
Further, the back surfaces of the pair of protrusions are formed in a rib shape in which a plurality of ribs appear, and can be formed without causing sink marks due to the rib shape when forming the shape protruding the protrusions. Furthermore, the cavity can be formed by the rib, and the protrusion can have elasticity in the cavity surrounded by the rib, and can obtain a shiatsu massage action and improve the fit. There is an advantage that can be.
In addition, since the middle part in the left-right direction of the connecting part connecting the protruding parts has a narrowed shape, and the left and right protruding parts are easier to fit along the Achilles tendon shape, the Achilles tendon and There is an advantage that the ankle pressure effect can be enhanced.
[0055]
Oite to claim 2, in addition to the effect of claim 1, since a support portion for supporting the protruding portion on the inner surface of the air bag, it is attached by setting easily the projections in air massager It is possible to hold the protrusion without misalignment even during finger pressure due to air pressure, and it can be a guide position when setting the protrusion with the support part, and any person can easily place it at the Achilles tendon part position There is an advantage.
[0058]
Oite to claim 3, in addition to the effect of claim 1, since the projections forming a pair are elongated in a direction along the Achilles tendon, the longitudinal direction of the Achilles tendon when worn the protrusions on air massager There is an advantage that the protrusion can be positioned and fitted in a concave shape, and further effective Achilles tendon and ankle massage can be performed.
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[1] shows one form status and reference examples of the present invention, (a) shows the overall perspective view, (b) is a schematic sectional view, (c) is a partial sectional view.
2 (a) is a partial perspective view of the same, (b) open view exhibition of Reference Example, (c) is a developed view of another reference example, is an explanatory diagram (d).
FIG. 3 shows still another reference example, wherein (a) is an exploded perspective view, (b) is a front view of a protrusion, (c) is a side view, and (d) is a front view of still another reference example. (E) is a side view, (f) (g) (h) is a front view of still another reference example .
FIGS. 4A and 4B are front views of still another reference example, and FIG. 4C is an explanatory diagram of a use state.
FIG. 5A is a front view of still another reference example, and FIG. 5B is an explanatory diagram of a use state.
FIG. 6A is a front view of still another embodiment, and FIG. 6B is an explanatory diagram of a use state.
7A is a front view of still another reference example, and FIG. 7B is a cross-sectional view taken along line AA in FIG.
FIGS. 8A and 8B are front views of still other reference examples, and FIG. 8C is an explanatory diagram of a use state.
9A is a front view of still another reference example, FIG. 9B is a sectional view taken along line BB of FIG. 9A, FIGS. 9C and 9D are explanatory views showing the operation, and FIG. It is explanatory drawing of a state.
10A is a perspective view of still another embodiment, and FIG. 10B is a partially broken explanatory view.
11A and 11B are front views of still another reference example, and FIG. 11C is a partially broken explanatory view.
12A is a front view of still another reference example, FIG. 12B is a perspective view showing a mounting state of the same, and FIG. 12C is an explanatory view of a use state;
FIG. 13A is a front view of still another embodiment, and FIG. 13B is an explanatory diagram of a use state.
FIGS. 14A and 14B are front views of still another reference example, respectively, and FIG. 14C is an explanatory view of the usage state of the above.
15A is a front view of an embodiment of the present invention, FIG. 15B is a partially cutaway side view, FIG. 15C is a rear view, and FIGS. 15D, E, and F are explanatory views. .
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1 Air bag second protrusions 3 connecting portion 8 ribs 9 Check sinus portion

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  1. This is an air massager that massages the ankle with air pressure. The air bag is equipped with a protrusion on the inner side of the Achilles tendon, with a pair of acupressures on the left and right sides. , air massager that connects the projecting portion by the connecting portion, an intermediate portion in the lateral direction of the connecting part and said formed isosamples the constricted shape becomes narrow.
  2. The air massage machine according to claim 1, further comprising a support portion that supports the protrusion on the inner surface of the air bag .
  3. The air massage machine according to claim 1, wherein the pair of protrusions is formed long in a direction along the Achilles tendon.
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