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1. (WO2007006358) KNEE BRACE
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Pub. No.: WO/2007/006358 International Application No.: PCT/EP2006/004365
Publication Date: 18.01.2007 International Filing Date: 10.05.2006
IPC:
A61F 5/01 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS 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
5
Orthopaedic methods or devices for non-surgical treatment of bones or joints; Nursing devices
01
Orthopaedic devices, e.g. long-term immobilising or pressure directing devices for treating broken or deformed bones such as splints, casts or braces
Applicants:
SPORTS & SUPPORTS LIMITED [IE/IE]; 7th Floor, Hume House Ballsbridge Dublin 4, IE (AllExceptUS)
JACCARD, Jean-Patrick [CH/CH]; CH (UsOnly)
Inventors:
JACCARD, Jean-Patrick; CH
Agent:
PETRUZZIELLO, Aldo ; Racheli & C. S.P.A. Viale San Michele del Carso, 4 I-20144 Milano, IT
Priority Data:
MI2005A00131312.07.2005IT
Title (EN) KNEE BRACE
(FR) SUPPORT DE GENOU
Abstract:
(EN) A knee brace (100) comprises: an upper element (101) designed to be disposed to encircle the user's thigh above the knee, a lower element (102) designed to be disposed to encircle the user's leg below the knee, and at least one articulated system (6) which connects the upper element (101) to the lower element (102). Each upper and lower element (101, 102) comprises a first portion (5) and a second portion (5') with substantially the same shape as the first portion (5). Each portion (5, 5') comprises a solid band (50) and a plurality of laces (52) which protrude from one end of the solid band (50), the laces (52) of the first portion (5) being crossed with the laces (52) of the second portion (5') and the ends of the laces (52) being closed by means of closing means (8), so as to constrain to each other the two portions (5, 5') of the respective brace element.
(FR) La présente invention a trait à un support de genou (100) comportant: un élément supérieur (101) destiné à être disposé pour encercler la jambe de l'utilisateur au-dessus du genou, un élément inférieur (102) disposé pour encercler la jambe de l'utilisateur au-dessous du genou, et au moins un système articulé (6) reliant l'élément supérieur (101) à l'élément inférieur (102). Chaque élément supérieur et inférieur (101, 102) comporte une première portion (5) et une deuxième portion (5') ayant sensiblement la même forme que la première portion (5). Chaque portion (5, 5') comporte une bande solide (50) et une pluralité de lacets (52) en saillie d'une extrémité de la bande solide (50), les lacets 852) de la première portion (5) s'entrecroisant avec les lacets (52) de la deuxième portion (5') et les extrémités des lacets (52) étant fermées par des moyens de fermeture (8), en vue d'appliquer une contrainte à l'une et l'autre des deux portions (5, 5') de l'élément de support respective.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)