Forearm and wrist support for crutch users

Ye Lwin Oo (Inventor), Mazharul Islam (Inventor), Deen S Farooq (Inventor), Chenzhang Xiao (Inventor), Ziming Wang (Inventor), Elizabeth T Hsiao-Wecksler (Inventor), Morgan K Boes (Inventor), Girish Krishnan (Inventor), Matthew N Petrucci (Inventor), Sameh H Tawfick (Inventor), Placid M Ferreira (Inventor), Gaurav Singh (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A crutch includes a pole, a cuff, a handle, a forearm support member, and a second forearm support member. The cuff and the handle are attached to the pole. The forearm support member, comprising an actuator, is disposed between the cuff and the handle and is moveable between a constricted position and a non-constricted position. The second forearm support member is disposed within the forearm support member. The energy generating device is configured to move the forearm support member between the constricted position and the non-constricted position.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number9662263
Filing date10/13/15
StatePublished - May 30 2017

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