Patents Assigned to Oakworks, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20180153756
    Abstract: A support platform for body treatment is provided and includes a supporting frame, a resilient pad, a guide passageway, a cushion and a control assembly. The resilient pad is secured to the supporting frame and includes an upper surface positioned opposite the supporting frame. The guide passageway extends from the upper surface and through the resilient pad toward the supporting frame. The cushion includes a lower surface side and is connected to control assembly so that it vertically positions the lower surface side along the guide passageway.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventors: Rebecca Savich, Jeffrey Riach
  • Patent number: 9925108
    Abstract: A support platform for body treatment that includes a resilient pad, a cushion movable along a guide passageway in the resilient pad, and a control assembly movable with the cushion to control the position of the cushion to accommodate body parts of a person being treated on the support platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventors: Rebecca Savich, Jeffrey Riach
  • Patent number: 9295602
    Abstract: An adjustable personal treatment apparatus that is usable by women of all sizes to enable them to enjoy, without harm, the full healthful benefits of proper and necessary massage and therapy. More particularly, the apparatus permits the proper pressure to be applied to a female patient during massage, or therapeutic treatment, without causing discomfort and possible damage to breast tissue or breast implants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Oakworks Inc.
    Inventor: Rebecca Savich
  • Patent number: 9278041
    Abstract: An examination table designed to provide a technician or practitioner easy access to various regions of a patient's body. Specifically, the examination table includes a lower support structure, an upper support structure, and an examination passageway. The upper support structure has a sliding access panel disposed on a side of the upper support structure such that the examination passageway is provided when the sliding access panel is repositioned at various measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey Riach
  • Publication number: 20150265484
    Abstract: A support platform for body treatment that includes a resilient pad, a cushion movable along a guide passageway in the resilient pad, and a control assembly movable with the cushion to control the position of the cushion to accommodate body parts of a person being treated on the support platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Applicant: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey Riach
  • Patent number: 9084494
    Abstract: A body support is provided for a support structure. The body support includes a top plate, a bottom plate, and plurality of elastic cushions. The top plate includes a first planar surface, while the bottom plate includes a second planar surface facing the first planar surface. The plurality of elastic cushions is disposed between and positioned to engage the top plate and the bottom plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Riach, Pete Edwards, Adam Fodor
  • Patent number: 7472656
    Abstract: A closure mechanism for maintaining a foldable table in a closed configuration and for allowing opening thereof. In one embodiment, the closure mechanism includes a keeper mounted to a first table section, a clasp mounted to a second table section that is adapted to engage the keeper to secure the first and second table sections together in the closed configuration, and a plunger adapted to deflect the clasp to thereby disengage the clasp from the keeper to allow opening of the foldable table. In one embodiment, the clasp includes a hook that engages the keeper, and a flexible central portion that allows deflection of the hook to disengage the hook from the keeper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2009
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Patent number: 7293834
    Abstract: An articulating table including a back rest section, a seat section, and an articulation mechanism that adjusts the position of at least the back rest section and the seat section to configure the table between the substantially flat table configuration and the chair configuration. The articulating table preferably includes a foot rest section, and at least one hinge that pivotally connects the foot rest section to the seat section so that the foot rest section is pivotable about the hinge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2007
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Riach, James E. Hollingshead, Dave J. Wilston, Bryan K. Anderson
  • Patent number: 7194778
    Abstract: A breast comfort padding system is provided which includes a compressible body having an upper surface sized to support at least a chest area of a user thereon, at least a pair of recesses formed in the compressible body which are positioned with respect to each other on the compressible body to correspond to position of breasts, and compressible inserts received in the recesses, the compressible insert being more easily compressed than the compressible body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2007
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Patent number: 7048703
    Abstract: A support device for providing enhanced support to users. In one embodiment, the support device includes a first bladder and a second bladder. Valves may be attached to the bladders to allow inflation and/or deflation of the bladders. In yet another embodiment, the support device is further provided with a pump attached to the bleed valve. In one embodiment, the support device is provided with bladders having a kidney bean shape and the support device has a butterfly shape. In another embodiment, the support device may be implemented with four wing portions configured to define four recesses, each of the recesses being positioned between two adjacent wing portions so that the support device has a shape of a butterfly. In this regard, the support device may include an air bladder, or be made of foam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2006
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Publication number: 20060031993
    Abstract: A breast comfort padding system is provided which includes a compressible body having an upper surface sized to support at least a chest area of a user thereon, at least a pair of recesses formed in the compressible body which are positioned with respect to each other on the compressible body to correspond to position of breasts, and compressible inserts received in the recesses, the compressible insert being more easily compressed than the compressible body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2005
    Publication date: February 16, 2006
    Applicant: OAKWORKS, INC.
    Inventor: Jeffrey Riach
  • Patent number: 6718581
    Abstract: A support device having a substantially rigid support plate, a headrest supported on the support plate, the headrest being adapted to support the user's head, and a support pad at least partially supported on the support plate, the support pad being adapted to support the user's torso. In addition, a support pad for supporting torso of a user with enhanced comfort is provided, the support pad including a center pad, two side pads, and a stomach pad where the center pad has a durometer/compliance which is stiffer than the two side pads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2004
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Publication number: 20030139695
    Abstract: A support device for providing enhanced support to users. In one embodiment, the support device includes a first bladder and a second bladder. Valves may be attached to the bladders to allow inflation and/or deflation of the bladders. In yet another embodiment, the support device is further provided with a pump attached to the bleed valve. In one embodiment, the support device is provided with bladders having a kidney bean shape and the support device has a butterfly shape. In another embodiment, the support device may be implemented with four wing portions configured to define four recesses, each of the recesses being positioned between two adjacent wing portions so that the support device has a shape of a butterfly. In this regard, the support device may include an air bladder, or be made of foam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2002
    Publication date: July 24, 2003
    Applicant: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Publication number: 20020184706
    Abstract: A support device having a substantially rigid support plate, a headrest supported on the support plate, the headrest being adapted to support the user's head, and a support pad at least partially supported on the support plate, the support pad being adapted to support the user's torso. In addition, a support pad for supporting torso of a user with enhanced comfort is provided, the support pad including a center pad, two side pads, and a stomach pad where the center pad has a durometer/compliance which is stiffer than the two side pads.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2002
    Publication date: December 12, 2002
    Applicant: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Patent number: 6192809
    Abstract: An improved collapsible, foldable table including at least two table top sections, at least one hinge connecting the table top sections, a plurality of table legs rotatably attached to the table top sections, and a set up and rigidifying mechanism including a pair of braces, a truss member that extends from at least one of the at least two table top sections, and a central cable adapted to cause the outswinging of the plurality of table legs into an operative position when the table top sections are unfolded. Each brace includes a v-brace member, a central brace member, and a pivoting member for pivotally connecting the v-brace member to the central brace member. Preferably, the central cable extends between pivoting members of the pair of braces, a midportion of the central cable being attached to an end of the truss member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2001
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Riach, James E. Hollingshead
  • Patent number: 5943965
    Abstract: An improved collapsible folding massage table with four folding leg assemblies having improved folding and stabilizing features which eliminates a second cross brace wherein the leg assemblies include a folding leg brace and an elongated strut with a slot that slidingly receives a pivot pin on the folding leg brace. The table also includes a pair of cables interconnecting pivot pins of the leg braces on the opposing side of the table thereby facilitating unfolding of the table while preventing the table legs from folding when the table is in use. The collapsible foldable table also includes stabilized leg blocks to which the elongated struts are pivotally attached and horizontally offset from the pivot pin of the corresponding table leg also attached to the leg block. Furthermore, the collapsible foldable table also includes integral hinges that hingedly attaches two table top sections and also include provisions for attaching members of the folding leg braces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 31, 1999
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Riach, Robert E. Denoncourt
  • Patent number: 5401078
    Abstract: A unitary, portable, foldable and adjustable therapy chair on which a patient is seated. The chair includes a frame having two pivotal members which move in a scissor-like manner. Attached to the frame are a seat, a chest support, an arm support, a face support and a pair of leg supports. The chair is adjustable from a collapsed position to a plurality of erect positions. The frame may be secured in a desired use position. When the chair is adjusted, the seat, the chest support, the arm support and the leg supports move with respect to one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 28, 1995
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Linda A. Riach
  • Patent number: D511834
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2005
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Patent number: D456582
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2002
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach
  • Patent number: D555251
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2007
    Assignee: Oakworks, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey M. Riach