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1. (WO1998049991) APPARATUS ENABLING DISABLED PERSONS TO WALK

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/049991    International Application No.:    PCT/PL1998/000019
Publication Date: Fri Nov 13 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Fri May 01 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: A61H 3/00
Applicants: POLITECHNIKA WARSZAWSKA
OLEDZKI, Andrzej
SZYMCZAK, Bogdan
Inventors: OLEDZKI, Andrzej
SZYMCZAK, Bogdan
Title: APPARATUS ENABLING DISABLED PERSONS TO WALK
Abstract:
An apparatus enabling disabled persons to walk, comprising a rigid elliptic jacket (1) abutting against and supported by wearer's pelvis, attached to the movement direction change mechanism (2), open in its rear portion and provided with a lock (4), whereas on vertical members of the rectilinear movement mechanism (3) there are mounted cylindrical shank clamps (5), each having open rear portion, and skids (7) rigidly attached to foot supporting platforms (6), constituting lowermost members of the rectilinear movement mechanism; the skids (7) resting on surface of available walkway.