US 10,376,404 B2
Orthopedic device for scapulothoracic stabilization
Christopher Callicott Webster, Foothill Ranch, CA (US); Orr Limpisvasti, Foothill Ranch, CA (US); Harry Duane Romo, Foothill Ranch, CA (US); Jared Olivo, Foothill Ranch, CA (US); Zachariah J. Klutts, Foothill Ranch, CA (US); Lindsay Frost, Foothill Ranch, CA (US); and Mark Harman Powell, Foothill Ranch, CA (US)
Assigned to Ossur Iceland ehf, Reykjavik (IS)
Filed by Ossur Iceland ehf, Reykjavik (IS)
Filed on Mar. 28, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/82,518.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/241,900, filed on Oct. 15, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/139,181, filed on Mar. 27, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0278963 A1, Sep. 29, 2016
Int. Cl. A61F 5/01 (2006.01); A61F 5/02 (2006.01); A61F 5/03 (2006.01); A61F 5/37 (2006.01); A61F 5/058 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 5/026 (2013.01) [A61F 5/0118 (2013.01); A61F 5/02 (2013.01); A61F 5/028 (2013.01); A61F 5/03 (2013.01); A61F 5/05858 (2013.01); A61F 5/37 (2013.01); A61F 5/3723 (2013.01); A61F 5/3746 (2013.01); A61F 5/3753 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An orthopedic device having anterior and posterior sides, and adapted for securing over first and second opposed shoulders on first and second lateral sides of a user, respectively, the orthopedic device comprising:
a garment having an interior side arranged adjacent to a user's body, and an exterior side opposite the interior side;
a waist stabilizer adapted to secure about a waist and attached to the exterior side of the garment at generally a lower section of the garment; and
a first strap system having first and second anchor portions each having a first end attached to an anterior side of the garment on a first lateral side of the garment, the first anchor portion extends from the first end at an upper section of the garment and is arranged to extend over the exterior side of the garment and a shoulder of a user while being moveable relative to the garment, the second anchor portion extends from the first end at a middle section of the garment and is arranged to extend under an arm of a user over the exterior side of the garment and being movable relative to the garment, the first and second anchor portions bifurcating to join at a first junction on a posterior side of the garment, a third anchor portion extends obliquely from the first junction to removably and selectively secure to a second lateral side of the garment on the waist stabilizer on the anterior side of the garment;
wherein the first and second anchor portions are arranged to be pulled toward the first junction by pulling of the third anchor portion.