Patents by Inventor Donald J. Westphal

Donald J. Westphal has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4856497
    Abstract: A portable treatment table comprises a plurality of separate patient support table sections interconnectable for supporting a patient during treatment at a convenient working level above the floor while lying in a generally horizontal position. Each of the table sections includes a cushion assembly with drops for supporting a portion of the patient's body mounted on a frame and a plurality of support legs are pivotally interconnected with the frame for movement between a folded-up position inside the frame for transporting the table sections and a downwardly extended position for supporting the patient during treatment. Connectors are provided for detachably interconnecting the frames of the table sections and a detachable head piece assembly is provided for supporting a patient's head for cervical adjustment while lying on the interconnected table sections. When not in use, the head piece assembly is stowed for transport beneath the cushions of the table sections inside the folded-up legs and frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 15, 1989
    Assignee: Standex International Corporation
    Inventor: Donald J. Westphal
  • Patent number: 4660549
    Abstract: An adjustable head support for a chiropractic table includes a base with a platen spaced above the base and interconnected for angular displacement relative to the base about an axis longitudinally thereof. An adjustable control system is provided for selectively controlling the amount of angular displacement between the base and the platen. The axis of rotational displacement of the platen is spaced above a head cushion supported above the platen and the axis generally coincides with the spinal column or vertabrae of a patient resting on the chiropractic table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 28, 1987
    Assignee: Standex International
    Inventors: Frank P. Kowalski, Donald J. Westphal
  • Patent number: D261997
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1978
    Date of Patent: November 24, 1981
    Assignee: Pittway Corporation
    Inventor: Donald J. Westphal
  • Patent number: D262868
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1978
    Date of Patent: February 2, 1982
    Assignee: Pittway Corporation
    Inventor: Donald J. Westphal