Therapeutic device for a human body
Lower body supporting mechanism for a tiltable body exerciser Patent #: 4367731
AbstractA therapeutic device for treating and exercising the human body by suspending the body in an inverted position. The device includes a body supporting platform that is pivotally mounted on a fulcrum and adjustably coupled to a lower body supporting portion. The lower body supporting portion includes a first support arranged to extend under the arch portion of each foot. A second support is positioned to engage the heel portion of each foot and acts with a movable third support which engages the instep portion of each foot. The third support is mechanically biased to grasp and automatically restrain each foot upon pivotal displacement of the body supporting platform from a substantially upright position.