Accession Number : ADD015651

Title :   Three Point Extension Splint To Treat Flexion Contractures About Limb Synovial Hinge Joints.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 2 Nov 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Santana, Joseph

Report Date : 02 Nov 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : This invention relates to an extension splint that lengthens the muscle and soft tissue about an extremity or limb synovial hinge joint to assist in rehabilitating flexion contractures caused by soft tissue injury. More particularly, the invention relates to a three point extension splint to treat flexion contractures about the knee, elbow and/or finger.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *MEDICAL SUPPLIES, JOINTS(ANATOMY), MUSCLES, SOFT TISSUES

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE