Leg-straightening Attachments Patents (Class 2/233)
  • Patent number: 8486035
    Abstract: A medical undergarment system effective for supporting an ostomy system consists of a first diagonal catheter channel, a second diagonal catheter channel, a first vertical catheter channel, and a second vertical catheter channel. The system consists of tubing, a base undergarment, and a fluid bag. The medical undergarment system provides a comfortable yet stable ostomy system that can easily be slipped on and off by a user. The system enables convenient and easy removal of bodily fluid when using a catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Inventors: Hector F. Arce, Brian O. Mohika
  • Patent number: 7841020
    Abstract: A protective garment configured to facilitate easy donning of the garment is described. The garment includes one or more foreshortening structures within the garment that allows for the arms and legs to be shorted into a donning configuration. This allows the garment to be handled and donned by the wearer, without the wearer touching an exterior surface of the garment or allowing any portion of the garment to touch another surface. A method of preparing a protective garment for donning and a method of donning such a garment is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2010
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Frances W. Mayfield, Christina Mae Chingren Seward, Alice Susan Gordon, Theresa M. McCoy
  • Patent number: 7032275
    Abstract: A clothes fastening system comprising an attachment member configured for attachment to a wearer's footwear where such attachment member has a first fastener attached thereto. A fastening mechanism is attached to the wearer's clothing where such fastening mechanism has a second fastener attached thereto. The first and second fasteners are detachably attached to each other thus preventing at least a portion of the wearer's clothing from dragging against the ground while the wearer is walking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2006
    Inventors: Sherlon Arleigh Nelson, Sherwin Arlon Nelson, Neville Adolphus Nelson
  • Patent number: 6076193
    Abstract: A clothing arrangement is disclosed. The clothing arrangement includes a crotch area and a pant leg secured to the crotch area. The pant leg has (i) a lateral inner area and (ii) an interior lateral lower edge. The clothing arrangement also includes a stay member secured to the lateral inner area of the pant leg such that the stay member substantially prevents the interior lateral lower edge from moving toward the crotch area when the pant leg is worn by a person.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2000
    Inventor: Jamie S. Hood
  • Patent number: 5680655
    Abstract: A pair of trousers including two leg coverings adapted to cover two legs of a wearer, respectively, each of the leg coverings including a front and a rear half, the front and/or rear halves having a crease line extending over a vertical length thereof, and two side portions extending along the crease line on both sides of the crease line, respectively; a first tape having a predetermined width, the first tape being adhered to respective inner surfaces of the side portions over a partial or entire length of the side portions along the crease line, so as to prevent respective parts of the side portions from opening in a direction in which the distance between the respective parts of the side portions increases; and one or more second tapes provided on, and adhered to, the first tape so as to prevent the first tape from stretching in a direction of width thereof because of tensile forces exerted thereto to open the side portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 28, 1997
    Assignee: Nikko Wool Textile Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tatsuo Watanabe
  • Patent number: 5542156
    Abstract: A restraining device for trouser legs provides ornamentation and includes a central elastic strap to which link chains are affixed at each end. Folded elastic fabric end segments are attached at opposite ends of the link chains and a conventional snap fastener is securely affixed to the elastic end segments. Mating snap fasteners are also affixed interiorly to the inside and outside of each trouser leg to engage the fasteners of the end segments. The restraining device is placed across the sole or bottom of a boot or shoe so when the wearer's knee is bent, and the pant legs moves up the wearer's leg as a result, the restraining device resiliently urges the leg of the trousers to return to its fully extended or normal position against the boot or shoe. Decorative charms are joined to excess lengths of the chains as desired by the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 6, 1996
    Inventor: Larry W. Oglesby
  • Patent number: 5361417
    Abstract: A pair of trousers including two leg coverings for covering two legs of a wearer, respectively, each of the leg coverings including a front and a rear half, one or both of the front and rear halves having a crease line extending over a vertical length thereof, and two side portions extending along the crease line on both sides of the crease line, respectively; and one or more adhesive tapes which connect respective inner surfaces of the side portions to each other over an entire length of the side portions along the crease line, so as to prevent the side portions from opening in a direction in which the side portions become more distant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 8, 1994
    Assignee: Nikko Wool Textile Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tatsuo Watanabe
  • Patent number: 4115906
    Abstract: A clippable trouser retaining strap for maintaining a cuff of an unmodified leg of a pair of trousers worn by a user in a downward position including an elongated elastic member of adjustable length, a first locking clip disposed on one end of the elongated elastic member, and a second locking clip disposed on the other end of the elastic member. The elongated elastic member is positioned beneath the foot of the user and the first and second locking clips are secured to first and second portions of the cuff which are substantially opposite each other. The retaining strap is customarily used in pairs with one strap for retaining each trouser cuff in position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 1977
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1978
    Inventors: Mortimore Lavine, Leanelda Lavine