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Title:
LUMBAR PART ASSISTANCE DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/151167
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention improves the user's feel of wearing and also achieves further reduction in size. This lumbar part assistance device (10) is provided with a pair of right and left base sections (12) each of which has a lumbar axis pulley (28) supported rotatably around a first axis (C1) corresponding to the lumbar axis of a human body and a leg axis pulley (26) supported rotatably around a second axis (C2) corresponding to the leg axis of the human body. The lumbar part assistance device (10) is also provided with: an upper body-side frame (16) which is worn on the upper body of a user and which is connected to the lumbar axis pulleys (28); and a pair of right and left thigh arms (14) which are respectively worn on the right and left legs of the user and which are respectively connected to the left-side leg axis pulley (26) and the right-side leg axis pulley (26). Furthermore, the lumbar part assistance device (10) is provided with a pair of right and left compression coil springs (38) which, when the user's upper body is slanted forward, exert a biasing force on the upper body-side frame (16) in a direction for pulling the user's upper body up straight.

Inventors:
KOBAYASHI, Hiroshi (1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-k, Tokyo 01, 〒1628601, JP)
TAKAHASHI, Natsuki (1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-k, Tokyo 01, 〒1628601, JP)
Application Number:
JP2018/005122
Publication Date:
August 23, 2018
Filing Date:
February 14, 2018
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Assignee:
INNOPHYS CO., LTD. (Morito Memorial Hall 3F, TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE 4-2-2 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-k, Tokyo 25, 〒1620825, JP)
International Classes:
B25J11/00; A61H3/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
NAKAJIMA, Jun et al. (TAIYO, NAKAJIMA & KATO Seventh Floor, HK-Shinjuku Bldg., 3-17, Shinjuku 4-chome, Shinjuku-k, Tokyo 22, 〒1600022, JP)
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