Knee and elbow brace
Upper arm brace
Knee brace hinge
ApplicationNo. 948123 filed on 09/21/1992
US Classes:602/20, Upper extremity602/5, Splint or brace606/54, External fixation means606/57Compression or distraction mechanism
ExaminersPrimary: Hafer, Robert A.
Assistant: Hanlon, Brian E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassesA61F 005/04
AbstractA humeral fracture brace for providing rigid lateral support to the humerus which includes a humeral cuff that is pivotally connected to a forearm support by a sliding hinge that allows the forearm support to slide relative to the axis of the humeral cuff. The forearm support includes a rigid brace bar and a generally U-shaped cuff for engaging a patient's wrist. An adjustable shoulder strap with a slidable pad is connected between the humeral cuff and the forearm support.