Patents Examined by Doris L. Trout
  • Patent number: 3931654
    Abstract: A device for positioning and supporting the lower leg and foot of a patient while lying on the side during periods of extended bedrest is formed from a block of polyurethane foam having resilient characteristics, and being of such configuration as to include a plurality of vertically extending sides between which an open arcuate groove extends longitudinally along the length of the block providing a cradle for the lower leg and a transverse slot extending across the vertical sides adjacent one end of the block for receiving a foot of a patient enabling the patient to lie on his side with the uppermost leg portion being positioned perpendicularly to the lower leg portion which is positioned perpendicularly to the foot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1974
    Date of Patent: January 13, 1976
    Inventor: Donald C. Spann