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1. WO2008132460 - ORTHOTIC INSOLE

Publication Number WO/2008/132460
Publication Date 06.11.2008
International Application No. PCT/GB2008/001463
International Filing Date 25.04.2008
IPC
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
14
Special medical insertions for shoes for flat-feet, club-feet, or the like
A61F 5/14 (2006.01)
CPC
A43B 7/1465
A61F 5/14
Applicants
  • SALTS HEALTHCARE LIMITED [GB/GB]; Richard Street, Aston Birmingham B7 4AA, GB (AllExceptUS)
  • WELLS, Philip [GB/GB]; GB (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • WELLS, Philip; GB
Agents
  • FORRESTER KETLEY & CO; Chamberlain House Paradise Place Birmingham B3 3HP, GB
Priority Data
0708072.426.04.2007GB
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) ORTHOTIC INSOLE
(FR) SEMELLE ORTHOPÉDIQUE
Abstract
(EN)
An orthotic insole comprising a main body having an opening in either the lateral and/or medial sides for receipt of an insert, the opening(s) extending from a forward position which in use is located beneath and close to the relevant metatarsal head to a rearward position which in use is located beneath the calcaneus wherein the main body comprises: a) a base portion extending in use from the back of the calcaneus to just behind the metatarsal heads which is formed of semi-rigid plastics material capable of deforming under loading and then returning to its original shape, and b) a top portion which extends the full length of the foot which is formed of deformable material, and wherein the opening(s) are located between the base and top portions.
(FR)
La présente invention concerne une semelle orthopédique qui comprend un corps principal possédant une ouverture sur les côtés latéraux et/ou médians destinée à recevoir un insert, l'(les)ouverture(s) s'étendant depuis une position avant qui en service est située en dessous et proche de la tête du métatarse appropriée jusqu'à une position arrière qui en service est située en dessous du calcanéum, ledit corps principal comprenant : a) une partie de base s'étendant en service depuis l'arrière du calcanéum jusqu'à juste derrière les têtes du métatarse qui est formée d'un matériau plastique semi-rigide capable de se déformer sous une charge et de revenir ensuite à sa position initiale, et b) une partie supérieure s'étendant sur la longueur complète du pied qui est formée d'un matériau déformable, ladite (lesdites) ouverture(s) étant située(s) entre les parties de base et supérieure.
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