Night splint with digital dorsiflexion

  • US 8,226,589 B2
  • Filed: 04/18/2008
  • Issued: 07/24/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/18/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A splint comprising:

  • a frame member; and

    a toe retainer releasably connected to the frame member, the toe retainer configured to dorsiflex at least one toe of a user,wherein the toe retainer comprises a strap that has a connector provided at a first end thereof, the connector releasably connected to the frame member,wherein the toe retainer further comprises a toe plate connected to a second end of the strap, wherein the at least one toe of the user rests on the toe plate such that dorsiflexion of the at least one toe is controlled via the releasable connection between the connector of the strap and the frame member, andwherein the frame member comprises a stretch adjustment portion having at least one connection point and the connector of the strap releasably connects to the at least one connection point.

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