Hip supporting device

Povl Brøndsted (Inventor), Katrine Kirkeskov Kot (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention relates to a device for limiting movements in one or more anatomical joints, such as a device for limiting movement in the human hip joint after hip replacement surgery. This is provided by a device for limiting movement in the human hip joint, said device comprising: at least a first member (1) adapted to conform to a leg, a second member (2) adapted to engage at least one shoulder, and a third member (3) connecting said at least first member and said second member, wherein the third member is substantially soft and/or flexible and adapted to limit one or more specific movements of said leg by anchoring the tensile load of said movement (s) in the shoulder (s).
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2011144698 A1
Filing date24/11/2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Bibliographical note

DTU reference number: 92675
Also published as: EP2571462 A1, EP20100163300, US20100346070P, AU2011254604 AA


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