05830165 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 13 patents.

The present invention is a sling-like swathe of flexible material capable of being wrapped around the body of the wearer. The invention includes a first looped end opposite a free end. The looped end accommodates an appendage such as an arm, wrist, hand or the like and the remaining length of the invention is configured to enable the wearer to wrap the invention around his body and effectively immobilize the appendage placed in the looped end by constraining the movement of the appendage against the body of the wearer. The preferred material of the present invention is a tricot-backed, brushed nylon laminate and incorporates hook and loop material spaced at various locations to enable cooperating fixation with a side of the flexible material.

Title
Upper extremity swathe sling apparatus
Application Number
176719
Publication Number
5830165
Application Date
October 23, 1995
Publication Date
November 3, 1998
Inventor
Buddy Taylor
2713 Reynolds Forest Ct., Winston-Salem, 27107
NC, US
John Hutson
877 Hillhaven Ct., Nashville, 37220
TN, US
Denis O Rowe
136 Boxwood Dr., Franklin, 37064
TN, US
IPC
A61F 5/00
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