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Title:
ACTUATOR-EQUIPPED KNEE ANKLE FOOT ORTHOSIS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/208851
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention provides a knee ankle foot orthosis in which a control device calculates a thigh phase angle on the basis of an angle-related signal input from a state attitude detection means at one sampling point, calculates an assistance force to be provided to a lower thigh-side brace at the one sampling point, by applying the thigh phase angle at the one sampling point to assistance force control data which are stored in the control device in advance and which indicate the relationship between the thigh phase angle and the assistance force to be provided to the lower thigh-side brace, and executes actuation control for the actuator so that the assistance force is output.

Inventors:
TAKAHASHI Rei (14 Umezu Nishiura-cho, Ukyo-ku, kyoto-sh, Kyoto 55, 〒6158555, JP)
SAWADA Yuichi (1 Hashikami-cho Matsugasaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 85, 〒6068585, JP)
HIGASHI Yoshiyuki (1 Hashikami-cho Matsugasaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 85, 〒6068585, JP)
TSUBOYAMA Tadao (36-1 Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 01, 〒6068501, JP)
ICHIHASHI Noriaki (36-1 Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 01, 〒6068501, JP)
OHATA Koji (36-1 Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 01, 〒6068501, JP)
KAWAGUCHI Toshikazu (1-12-1 Goryo, Daito-sh, Osaka 64, 〒5740064, JP)
Application Number:
JP2017/018803
Publication Date:
December 07, 2017
Filing Date:
May 19, 2017
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Assignee:
SUNCALL CORPORATION (14 Umezu Nishiura-cho, Ukyo-ku Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 55, 〒6158555, JP)
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KYOTO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1 Hashikami-cho, Matsugasaki Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 85, 〒6068585, JP)
KYOTO UNIVERSITY (36-1, Yoshida-honmachi Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 01, 〒6068501, JP)
International Classes:
A61H3/00; B25J11/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ARAWORE INTERNATIONAL IP LAW FIRM (Osaka Green Bldg. 8F, 6-26 Kitahama 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 41, 〒5410041, JP)
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