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John E Beard, Franklin L Spillman, Oscar Banos, David Showers, John M Fussell, George LeBlanc: Powered gait orthosis. Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Notaro & Michalos, June 4, 1991: US05020790 (94 worldwide citation)

An orthosis for powering the walking movement of a paralyzed wearer, comprises torso members to be firmly connected to the opposite sides of the wearer's torso. A pair of leg braces is connected to the torso members. Each leg brace comprises a thigh member pivotally mounted at a hip joint to one tor ...


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R Gary West: Powered gait orthosis and method of utilizing same. HealthSouth Corporation, Dykema Gossett PLLC, February 10, 2004: US06689075 (67 worldwide citation)

A support structure supports powered lifting means for lifting a patient from a wheelchair and moving the patient over a powered treadmill where the patient is lowered onto the treadmill. A control panel with a mirror thereon is supported at one end of the support structure, and a touch screen data ...


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R Gary West: Powered gait orthosis and method of utilizing same. Health South Corporation, Bradley Arant Rose & White, May 9, 2006: US07041069 (23 worldwide citation)

A powered gait orthosis is provided for exercising the legs of a patient, and includes a treadmill for acting on the feet of the patient and a pair of gait simulation assemblies disposed adjacent to the treadmill. Each gait simulation assembly includes a support arm including pivotally movable first ...


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R Gary West: Body support harness. HealthSouth, Bradley Arant Rose & White, June 27, 2006: US07066181 (18 worldwide citation)

A torso support portion and a pair of thigh support portions are each formed of an outer layer of hard relatively stiff molded plastic material of limited flexibility and an inner layer of relatively soft cushioning material for distributing the weight of a patient over a large area. The torso suppo ...


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R Gary West: Body support harness. HealthSouth Corporation, Bradley Arant Rose & White, June 22, 2004: US06752776 (9 worldwide citation)

A torso support portion and a pair of thigh support portions are each formed of an outer layer of hard relatively stiff molded plastic material of limited flexibility and an inner layer of relatively soft cushioning material for distributing the weight of a patient over a large area. Three tightenin ...


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WEST R GARY: ORTHESE MOTORISEE POUR LASSISTANCE A LA MARCHE ET PROCEDE DUTILISATION CORRESPONDANT, POWERED GAIT ORTHOSIS AND METHOD OF UTILIZING SAME. HEALTHSOUTH CORPORATION, HEALTHSOUTH CORPORATION, FINCHAM ERIC, September 29, 2009: CA2419907 (1 worldwide citation)

A support structure (30,31,36,40) supports a powered lifting means (53) for lifting a patient from a wheelchair a treadmill (140). A control panel (42) with a mirror (44) thereon is supported at one end of the support structure (30,31,36,40), and a touch screen data entry/display device (46) is supp ...


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Schostek Sebastian, Wassermann Helmut, Ho Chi Nghia: (De) Aktive orthese, (En) Active orthesis. Schostek Sebastian, Wassermann Helmut, Ho Chi Nghia, SCHOSTEK Sebastian, May 13, 2004: WO/2004/039292 (1 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to an active orthesis (Powered Gait Orthosis, PGO) which reinforces the strength of the wearer, whereby the above can introduce additional force components into the body of the wearer by means of the integrated actuators. The force transmission occurs by means of a tensile ...


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Powered gait orthosis and method of utilizing same. Healthsouth, July 2, 2003: EP1322272-A2

A support structure supports powered lifting means for lifting a patient from a wheelchair and moving the patient over a powered treadmill where the patient is lowered onto the treadmill. A control panel with a mirror thereon is supported at one end of the support structure, and a touch screen data ...


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Wassermann Helmut, Schostek Sebastian, Ho Chi Nghia: Active orthesis. Wassermann Helmut, Schostek Sebastian, Ho Chi Nghia, November 23, 2005: EP1596778-A2

The invention relates to an active orthesis (Powered Gait Orthosis, PGO) which reinforces the strength of the wearer, whereby the above can introduce additional force components into the body of the wearer by means of the integrated actuators. The force transmission occurs by means of a tensile non- ...


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R Gary West: Body support harness. Bradley Arant Rose & White, Intellectual Property Department Nwj, November 18, 2004: US20040230150-A1

A torso support portion and a pair of thigh support portions are each formed of an outer layer of hard relatively stiff molded plastic material of limited flexibility and an inner layer of relatively soft cushioning material for distributing the weight of a patient over a large area. The torso suppo ...