Foot protector incorporating a viscoelastic gel

  • US 5,497,789 A
  • Filed: 10/30/1992
  • Issued: 03/12/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/20/1987
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A padding device for the human foot, comprising:

  • a. a tubular sleeve of elastic fabric fitting about a digit and having an inside surface, an outside surface and opposing ends;

    b. said tubular sleeve of elastic fabric being formed of a seamless tubular material which spontaneously rolls inwards about each end of said tubular sleeve to form a cuff thereat; and

    c. a pad of viscoelastic gel;

    d. said pad of viscoelastic gel being directly impregnated onto said inside surface of said tubular sleeve of elastic fabric.

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