Accession Number : AD0163554
Title : Unidirectional Fiberglass Composite Drop-Foot Brace.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Hill,James T.
Report Date : 29 JUN 1971
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The invention relates to a novel foot brace constructed of unidirectional fiberglass reinforced with epoxy resin. The brace is designed of light flexible plastic and includes two embodiments. The first is a bilateral drop-foot brace consisting of two fiberglass-epoxy rods disposed on each side of the wearer's leg, and extending from a calf band to shoe adapters. The second is a fiberglass-epoxy resin posterior, unibar, drop-foot brace having a contoured brace rod extending from a calf band to a single shoe connection.
Descriptors : (*SUPPORTS, FEET), (*PATENTS, SUPPORTS), GLASS TEXTILES, PLASTICS
Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE