Patent Number: 6,305,395

Title: Apparatus enabling disabled persons to walk

Abstract: An apparatus enabling disabled persons to walk, comprising a rigid elliptic jacket (1) abutting against and supported by wearer's pelvis, attached to the movement direction change mechanism (2), open in its rear portion and provided with a lock (4), whereas on vertical members of the rectilinear movement mechanism (3) there are mounted cylindrical shank clamps (5), each having open rear portion, and skids (7) rigidly attached to foot supporting platforms (6), constituting lowermost members of the rectilinear movement mechanism; the skids (7) resting on surface of available walkway.

Inventors: Oledzki; Andrzej (Warszawa, PL), Szymczak; Bogdan (Warszawa, PL)

Assignee: Politechnika Warszawska

International Classification: A61H 3/00 (20060101); A61H 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018