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John William Goodfellow, John Joseph O Connor, Nigel Graham Shrive: Prosthetic joint device. National Research Development Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, April 25, 1978: US04085466 (516 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic joint device is provided with first and second components respectively providing convex and relatively flat articulatory bearing surfaces, and a third component is located between the former components and has two surfaces which are complementary to and engage the convex and flat surfac ...


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John W Graham, Timothy McTighe, Paul Mraz: Segmented prosthetic articulation. Ortho Development Corporation, Thorpe North & Western, August 27, 1996: US05549700 (101 worldwide citation)

A ball and socket prosthetic joint device. A plurality of curved rigid segments are embedded within and extend out of a polymeric cushion to form a discontinuous hemispherical bearing surface for slidable engagement with a continuous hemispherical bearing surface.


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Matthew A Holgate: Robotic device and method of using a parallel mechanism. SpringActive, Robert D Atkins, Patent Law Group Atkins and Associates P C, January 3, 2017: US09532877 (5 worldwide citation)

A parallel kinematically redundant device includes a base body portion and a movable portion. The movable portion includes first, second, and third joints. A first actuator is coupled to the first joint of the movable portion and to the base body portion. A second actuator is coupled in parallel wit ...


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Jeffrey A Ward, Robert Holgate, Kevin Hollander: Quasi-active prosthetic joint system. SpringActive, Robert D Atkins, Patent Law Group Atkins and Associates P C, March 22, 2016: US09289316 (3 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic joint device includes a foot portion and a main body pivotally coupled to the foot portion at a first joint. A first compliant member is coupled to the main body and foot portion. A first clutch is coupled to the first compliant member. An actuator is coupled to the first clutch to lock ...


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Nicholas J Katrana, Nathan A Winslow, Thomas M Vanasse, Brian K Berelsman: Elbow prosthesis. Encore Medical, Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, June 6, 2017: US09668869

An elbow prosthesis includes a stem structure and an articulating component. The stem structure is operable to be positioned in a bone of a joint and includes a stem portion and a C-shaped body portion. The stem portion is operable to be positioned in the bone. The C-shaped body portion includes a f ...


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Nicholas J Katrana, Nathan A Winslow, Thomas M Vanasse, Brian K Berelsman: Elbow prosthesis. Encore Medical, Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, February 27, 2018: US09901453

An elbow prosthesis includes a stem structure and an articulating component. The stem structure is operable to be positioned in a bone of a joint and includes a stem portion and a C-shaped body portion. The stem portion is operable to be positioned in the bone. The C-shaped body portion includes a f ...


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Benoit Gilbert, David Landry: High torque active mechanism for orthotic and/or prosthetic devices. Victhom Laboratory, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 15, 2017: US09730824

A high torque active mechanism for an orthotic and/or prosthetic joint using a primary brake which can be provide by magnetorheological (MR) rotational damper incorporating and an additional friction brake mechanism driven by the braking force generated by the MR damper. This combination of MR dampe ...


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Joseph F Deck, Bradley L Hunter, Bruce F White: System and method for joint testing. Advanced Mechanical Technology, AKC Patents, Aliki K Collins, May 9, 2017: US09642725

The present invention relates to joint simulators, and in particular, to methods and systems for controlling joint simulators by using a haptic mapping technique. A joint simulator is used to closely approximate the conditions within the body, particularly with respect to human and animal joints, an ...


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Bolesky Richard C, Heckman Jon M, Fackler Donald: Orthopedic device. Depuy, COFFEY William R, November 24, 1994: WO/1994/026204

A prosthetic joint device (10) is provided having a force dampening and redistributing load bearing member (40) therein. A first implant (20) is inserted into one of two joint connecting bones (12), and a second implant (30) is inserted into a second, adjacent bone (14). The load bearing member (40) ...


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Segmented prosthetic articulation. Ortho Development Corporation, NORTH Vaughn W, June 27, 1996: WO/1996/019162

A ball and socket prosthetic joint device (10) is disclosed. A plurality of curved rigid segments (20) are embedded within and extend out of a polymeric cushion (18, 80) to form a discontinuous hemispherical bearing surface for slidable engagement with a continuous hemispherical bearing surface.