US 10,137,048 B2
Stretching apparatus for stretching the back
Marcel Haene, Seengen (CH)
Appl. No. 15/110,741
Filed by Marcel Haene, Seengen (CH)
PCT Filed Jan. 13, 2015, PCT No. PCT/IB2015/050253
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jul. 10, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/107458, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 23, 2015.
Claims priority of application No. 0043/14 (CH), filed on Jan. 15, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0331622 A1, Nov. 17, 2016
Int. Cl. A61H 1/02 (2006.01); A63B 23/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61H 1/0222 (2013.01) [A61H 1/0229 (2013.01); A61H 2203/0493 (2013.01); A63B 2023/006 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A stretching appliance, comprising:
a floor plate (9) having a mast (6, 8) upwardly disposed on said floor plate (9) and having an adjustable height;
a rest mounted on said mast and being configured for supporting a human body, said rest is pivotably mounted to said mast (6, 8) and is being configured to pivot about a horizontal axis (42);
shoulders restraining means adjustably mounted on a first end of said rest and being configured to hold shoulders of a human body laying on said rest;
feet restraining means adjustably mounted on a second end of said rest and being configured to hold feet of the human body laying on said rest; and
an adjusting mechanism configured for adjusting distance between said shoulder restraining means and feet restraining means by way of pivoting the rest about the horizontal axis.