Dual action knee strap

  • US 6,402,712 B1
  • Filed: 08/16/1999
  • Issued: 06/11/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/16/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A knee strap for supporting a knee and providing pressure to the patellar tendons above and below a person'"'"'s kneecap comprising:

  • a main body portion having a first side and a second side;

    a first pair of elongated arms extending from and attached to said first side of said main body portion;

    a second pair of elongated arms extending from and attached to said second side of said main body portion;

    means for securing said first pair of arms to said second pair of arms; and

    resilient compressible buttress means for applying pressure to the patellar tendons, said pressure applying means being located only within said first pair of arms and being adapted to lie only above and below the kneecap so that pressure is applied only above and below the kneecap during use.

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