Systems and methods for therapeutic electrical stimulation

  • US 9,220,896 B2
  • Filed: 02/09/2015
  • Issued: 12/29/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A shoe, comprising:

  • a body extending in a longitudinal direction from a first end to a second end, and having first and second surfaces, the first end of the shoe defining at least two ports, and the first surface of the shoe defining a connection member; and

    at least one conductor positioned in the ports of the first end of the shoe,wherein the shoe is configured to be attached to a first side of an insulating layer of a patch for a therapeutic electrical stimulation device, wherein a second side of the insulating layer has at least two electrodes positioned adjacent thereto, wherein the conductor is configured for electrical connection to one of the at least two electrodes,wherein the shoe is configured for sliding insertion into a receptacle defined by a controller of the therapeutic electrical stimulation device so that the conductor is connected to the controller to deliver electrical current from the controller, through the conductor, and to the electrodes, andwherein the connection member is at least partially captured by a detent defined by the controller in the receptacle to retain the shoe within the receptacle.

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