Patent, Filed 8 Apr 91, patented 28 Apr 92,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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The present invention discloses a means for providing tension to bones during the healing process that is non-invasive. In the preferred embodiment, the disclosed means for placing bones under tension comprises a first collar and a second collar. Each collar is controllably moved cyclically between a body member embracing condition and a body member releasing condition in such manner that when one collar is in one condition the other is in the other condition. A firm grip is there-with always maintained on the body member while allowing the circulation thereof.
- Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
- Anatomy and Physiology