Accession Number:

AD0163554

Title:

Unidirectional Fiberglass Composite Drop-Foot Brace.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-06-29

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The invention relates to a novel foot brace constructed of unidirectional fiberglass reinforced with epoxy resin. The brace is designed of light flexible plastic and includes two embodiments. The first is a bilateral drop-foot brace consisting of two fiberglass-epoxy rods disposed on each side of the wearers leg, and extending from a calf band to shoe adapters. The second is a fiberglass-epoxy resin posterior, unibar, drop-foot brace having a contoured brace rod extending from a calf band to a single shoe connection.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE