US 9,808,395 B2
Compression device having cooling capability
Jennie Brown, Providence, RI (US); Malcolm Bock, Medfield, MA (US); Raymond Avitable, Bourne, MA (US); and Ann Meyer, Shrewsbury, MA (US)
Assigned to Covidien LP, Mansfield, MA (US)
Filed by Covidien LP, Mansfield, MA (US)
Filed on Jul. 20, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/803,447.
Application 14/803,447 is a continuation of application No. 13/214,632, filed on Aug. 22, 2011, granted, now 9,084,713.
Application 13/214,632 is a continuation of application No. 11/733,095, filed on Apr. 9, 2007, granted, now 8,016,779, issued on Sep. 13, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2016/0015593 A1, Jan. 21, 2016
Int. Cl. A61H 9/00 (2006.01); A61F 13/08 (2006.01)
CPC A61H 9/0078 (2013.01) [A61F 13/085 (2013.01); A61H 9/0092 (2013.01); A61H 2201/0207 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1697 (2013.01); A61H 2205/10 (2013.01); A61H 2205/106 (2013.01); A61H 2205/108 (2013.01); A61H 2209/00 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A compression device worn around a part of a wearer's body, the compression device comprising:
at least one bladder defining a compression region, the at least one bladder formed by bladder material sealed together at a fluid impermeable boundary to form the compression region; and
an inner layer having a first face and a second face, the first face is applied to skin of the wearer and the second face is away from the skin when the compression device is worn around the part of the wearer's body, the inner layer including wicking material interwoven with the bladder material which forms the at least one bladder.