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Michael T Johnson, Alexander Kipnis: Evoked EMG signal processing. Empi, Kinney & Lange, October 23, 1990: US04964411 (189 worldwide citation)

A method generates signal data which is representative of short and long latency components of myoelectric signals. Production of myoelectric signals is repeatedly evoked in a muscle with triggering events. Myoelectric signal data which is representative of the produced myoelectric signals is stored ...


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Michael T V Johnson, Donald D Maurer: Empi, Kinney & Lange, November 21, 1989: US04881526 (107 worldwide citation)

An intravaginal electrode and controller for preventing female urinary incontinence. The electrode includes an elongated and generally cylindrical carrier having a rounded tip, an extended lip, and a neck of reduced diameter located approximately eight centimeters from the lip. A pair of annular mot ...


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Andrzej Malewicz, Yuri Belman: Range-of-motion splint with eccentric spring. Empi, Kinney & Lange, August 1, 1995: US05437619 (101 worldwide citation)

A range-of-motion splint for applying relatively constant torque across a joint undergoing rehabilitative therapy. The splint includes a first brace section configured to engage a portion of a patient's body on a first side of a joint, and a second brace section configured to engage a portion of the ...


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Donald D Maurer: Stimulation device. EMPI, L Paul Burd, Richard O Bartz, Robert W Gutenkauf, July 20, 1982: US04340063 (101 worldwide citation)

A device operable to electrically stimulate living tissue, including body organs, muscles and nerves. The device can be applied to the surface of the body or implanted in the body. The device has an electrical circuit containing a pulse width control for variation of the stimulus intensity, pulse re ...


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John Church, William R Hassel, Fred Naghdi: Lifting monitoring and exercise training system. Empi, Kinney & Lange, December 12, 1995: US05474083 (94 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a microprocessor based system utilizing electromyographic sensor to monitor muscle force for lift training and exercise training. In the lift training embodiment the electrodes of the electromyographic sensor are secured to a belt so that they are located adjacent to the ...


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Donald D Maurer, Mary M Lien: Empi, Kinney & Lange, December 6, 1994: US05370671 (87 worldwide citation)

An incontinence electrode for controlling urinary incontinence in women is made of alternating regions of conductive and non-conductive polymers molded to form a flexible tubular body. Electrical leads couple the conductive regions to an electrical stimulation controller. The controller provides ele ...


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Donald D Maurer, Thomas J Williams, Scott A Stevens: Multiple site drug iontophoresis electronic device and method. Empi, Kinney & Lange, October 19, 1993: US05254081 (83 worldwide citation)

A multiple site drug iontophoresis electronic device configured for controlling infusion of ionic drugs into a patient through a plurality of electrode pairs. The device includes a plurality of electrode driver channels wherein each driver channel includes an electrode output configured for electric ...


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Donald D Maurer, Stacy D Mattson: Empi, Kinney & Lange, April 30, 1991: US05010895 (74 worldwide citation)

A vaginal electrode adapted to be inserted into a woman's vagina and used as part of a stimulation system to stimulate and constrict muscles surrounding the vagina to prevent the flow of urine through the urethra. The electrode includes a nonconductive sheet of material formed into a diametrically c ...


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Liboslav Fabian, Alexander Kipnis: System and method for monitoring patients compliance. Empi, Kinney & Lange, August 10, 1993: US05233987 (70 worldwide citation)

A medical patient's compliance with a prescribed regimen of treatment is monitored through elapsed time of equipment operation. A treatment device used by the patient applies a stimulation signal to the patient through an electrode and counts a first clock signal which produces a first count indicat ...


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Donald D Maurer: Method and apparatus for healing tissue. EMPI, Kinney & Lange, December 3, 1985: US04556051 (69 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for promoting healing of injured tissue, such as fractured bone, with interacting electric current and a magnetic flux field. Electrodes are adhesively attached to the skin adjacent the injured tissue. One or more coil assemblies normally spaced from the electrodes are locate ...