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1. WO2000015172 - MULTIPLE SLEEVE METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING EDEMA AND OTHER SWELLING DISORDERS

Publication Number WO/2000/015172
Publication Date 23.03.2000
International Application No. PCT/US1999/021051
International Filing Date 14.09.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 28.03.2000
IPC
A61H 7/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
HPHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY
7Devices for suction-kneading massage; Devices for massaging the skin by rubbing or brushing not otherwise provided for
A61H 23/04 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
HPHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY
23Percussion or vibration massage, e.g. using supersonic vibration; Suction-vibration massage; Massage with moving diaphragms
04with hydraulic or pneumatic drive
CPC
A61B 17/1325
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
12for ligaturing or otherwise compressing tubular parts of the body, e.g. blood vessels, umbilical cord
132Tourniquets
1322comprising a flexible encircling member
1325with means for applying local pressure
A61F 13/08
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
13Bandages or dressings
06specially adapted for feet or legs; Corn-pads; Corn-rings
08Elastic stockings; for contracting aneurisms
A61F 5/05858
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
5Orthopaedic methods or devices for non-surgical treatment of bones or joints
01Orthopaedic devices, e.g. splints, casts or braces
04Devices for stretching or reducing fractured limbs; Devices for distractions; Splints
05for immobilising
058Splints
05841for the limbs
05858for the arms
A61H 2201/165
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
HPHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY
2201Characteristics of apparatus not provided for in the preceding codes
16Physical interface with patient
1602kind of interface, e.g. head rest, knee support or lumbar support
165Wearable interfaces
A61H 7/001
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
HPHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY
7Devices for suction-kneading massage; Devices for massaging the skin by rubbing or brushing not otherwise provided for
001without substantial movement between the skin and the device
A61H 9/0078
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
HPHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY
9Pneumatic or hydraulic massage
005Pneumatic massage
0078with intermittent or alternately inflated bladders or cuffs
Applicants
  • REID, Tony [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • REID, Tony
Agents
  • HECKADON, David, R.
Priority Data
09/152,78214.09.1998US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) MULTIPLE SLEEVE METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING EDEMA AND OTHER SWELLING DISORDERS
(FR) APPAREIL A MANCHES MULTIPLES ET PROCEDE CORRESPONDANT POUR LE TRAITEMENT DE L'OEDEME ET D'AUTRES ETATS LIES AU GONFLEMENT
Abstract
(EN)
An apparatus for applying pressure to a body part comprising a first sleeve (18), and comprising a multiplicity of pressure applying resilient protrusions configured to apply a therapeutic pressure to a surface of the body part of a patient; and a second sleeve (50) slidable received over the first sleeve, the second sleeve configured to apply a pressure to the first sleeve, thereby increasing the therapeutic pressure applied by the first sleeve on the limb.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un appareil servant à appliquer une pression à une partie du corps et comprenant: une première manche (18) qui comporte plusieurs saillies souples d'application de pression, conçues pour appliquer une pression thérapeutique à une surface de la partie de corps du patient; et une deuxième manche (50) disposée coulissante par-dessus la première manche et conçue pour exercer une pression sur la première manche et augmenter de ce fait la pression thérapeutique exercée sur le membre par la première manche.
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