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Fluid movement pumping device with artificial valve for increased blood and lymph circulation
The proposed work will investigate a general approach to improving peripheral blood circulation in the lower legby augmenting venous blood return.The general approach is based onthe literature and findings of a recent investigation that assessed the effects of vacuum-assisted suspensionsystem (VASS) prostheses on blood circulation in dysvascular transtibialamputees.Some...
Published: 6/17/2020   |   Inventor(s): James Schroeder
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Medical Devices > Rehabilitation
Method and Apparatus for Applying Pressure to the Lower Limb to Increase Blood and Lymph Circulation
The disclosed technology is intended to address fluid accumulation in the legs that is symptomatic of lower extremity disorders, such as peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and lymphedema. The device is designed to be worn on the foot and leg and to provide directional pressure to move the fluid in the lower extremity back towards the heart. The directional...
Published: 5/14/2020   |   Inventor(s): James Schroeder
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Medical Devices > Rehabilitation, Medical Devices > Consumables
Shoulder Rehabilitation Device
The invention is a device to be used specifically for shoulder rehabilitation. It provides a method for the patient to exercise the shoulder for rehabilitation without the supervision of a medical professional, thus improving the therapeutic outcome.Background:Shoulder injuries do not occur with the same frequency as knee or hip injuries and, as a...
Published: 10/16/2018   |   Inventor(s): Joshu Raiten, Abram Valdez
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Muscoloskeletal, Clinical Specialty > Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, Medical Devices > Rehabilitation
"Rest-O-Ring"
The Resto-O-Ring is a wearable ring composed of elastic fabric that is worn around the thumb or finger of a user to improve their grip and dexterity with a utensil. A utensil, such as a pen or toothbrush, is inserted into a secondary ring to allow the wearer to use the utensil efficiently and securely, without requiring normal grip strength.Background:A...
Published: 10/10/2018   |   Inventor(s): Ben Bartlett
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Rehabilitation, Clinical Specialty > Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, Medical Devices > Over the Counter
Novel hamstring stretching device to treat lower back pain
Researchers at the UT Health SA have designed a machine that effectively stretches the hamstring muscles while reducing strain on the lower back. This machine maintains lumbar stability while stretching the hamstring muscles, resulting in the optimum posture needed for safe and effective stretching exercises with minimal lumbar strain. A measuring tool...
Published: 4/23/2015   |   Inventor(s): Joshu Raiten, Wayne Skloss
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Rehabilitation, Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics
Compression/Stabilization for Foot and Ankle Surgery
A novel orthopedic device providing simultaneous stabilization and compression for patient's foot, ankle, and/or lower extremity has been developed by UT Health San Antonio researchers. It is intended for use by surgeons during Charcot foot and ankle surgeries, revisional foot and ankle fusions (nonunions), and in cases where a patient's bones suffer...
Published: 1/14/2014   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Zgonis
Keywords(s): Medical Devices
Category(s): Medical Devices > Rehabilitation, Clinical Specialty > Endocrinology, Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics