Year: 2012

Country: Japan 🇯🇵

Abstract: PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a glove for medical care having mutually contrary functions constraining hand movements and moving the hand within a fixed range, and further with its wearing conditions being easily observed.SOLUTION: The soft glove for medical care is a fork type or mitten type, with the thumb part separated from the other part to accommodate the four fingers, so that the turning of hand inside the glove can be restricted. Over the palm area, a bag-shaped partition 2b is formed and charged with finely cut pipe-like pellets 3b, so that this swollen area can be grasped with the palm for rehabilitation purpose. Meanwhile another bag-shaped partition 2a charged with pellets 3a is also provided at the part between thumb and first finger, which gives the glove a function to suppress the movement of the fingers.

European Patent Office PDF: JP 2010270861 A 20101117

Drawing accompanying patent for  SOFT GLOVE FOR MEDICAL CARE