US 11,654,073 B2
Wearable medical device for preventing and treating carpal tunnel and De Quervain's syndromes
Joel Elisha Maier, Flowood, MS (US)
Assigned to ANODYNE SYSTEMS LLC, Flowood, MS (US)
Filed by Anodyne Systems LLC, Flowood, MS (US)
Filed on Oct. 7, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/65,284.
Prior Publication US 2022/0104991 A1, Apr. 7, 2022
Int. Cl. A61H 1/02 (2006.01); A61F 5/01 (2006.01); A61H 1/00 (2006.01); A61H 11/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61H 1/0274 (2013.01) [A61F 5/0118 (2013.01); A61H 1/006 (2013.01); A61H 11/00 (2013.01); A61H 2011/005 (2013.01); A61H 2201/165 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1635 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
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1. A wearable device for preventing and/or treating carpal tunnel syndrome or DeQuervain's syndrome, the wearable device comprising:
a support portion for receiving a user's forearm;
a stretching mechanism comprising a first contact portion and a second contact portion, the stretching mechanism being configured to apply opposing forces to the first contact portion and the second contact portion to stretch the user's tissue,
wherein the first contact portion is configured to contact the user's forearm and apply a compressive force to the user's forearm at a first location,
wherein the second contact portion is configured to contact the user's forearm on a same side of the user's forearm as the first contact portion, the second contact portion configured to apply a compressive force to the user's forearm at a second location different than the first location, and
wherein the first contact portion is configured to removably connect to the second contact portion; and
one or more straps configured to adjust the compressive force being applied to the user's forearm by the first and second contact portions.