US 9,808,668 B2
Apparatus for automated walking training
Rainer Bucher, Wettswil a.A. (CH); Konstatin Daremas, Elsau (CH); Adrian Moser, Zollikofen (CH); and Lijin Aryananda, Zug (CH)
Assigned to Hocoma AG, Volketswil (CH)
Appl. No. 14/899,578
Filed by Hocoma AG, Volketswil (CH)
PCT Filed Jun. 20, 2014, PCT No. PCT/EP2014/063053
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Dec. 18, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/202767, PCT Pub. Date Dec. 24, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 13173315 (EP), filed on Jun. 21, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0136477 A1, May 19, 2016
Int. Cl. A63B 24/00 (2006.01); A63B 22/02 (2006.01); A63B 69/00 (2006.01); A61H 1/02 (2006.01); A61H 3/00 (2006.01); A63B 21/00 (2006.01)
CPC A63B 22/02 (2013.01) [A61H 1/0255 (2013.01); A61H 1/0262 (2013.01); A61H 3/008 (2013.01); A63B 21/00178 (2013.01); A63B 21/00181 (2013.01); A63B 22/0235 (2013.01); A63B 24/0062 (2013.01); A63B 24/0087 (2013.01); A63B 69/0057 (2013.01); A63B 69/0064 (2013.01); A61H 2201/123 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1207 (2013.01); A61H 2201/163 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1642 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1652 (2013.01); A61H 2201/5061 (2013.01); A61H 2201/5064 (2013.01); A63B 2220/10 (2013.01); A63B 2220/51 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus for automated walking and/or treadmill training of a user comprising: a frame configured to allow a walking movement of the user in the frame,
a pelvis attachment to support at least one of a position and weight of the user and having attachment elements configured to be connected to the user,
wherein the pelvis attachment comprises a displacement unit for at least one of allowing and supporting a movement of a pelvis of the user held by the attachment elements transverse to, rotating about, or transverse to and rotating about a perpendicular axis to a walking direction,
wherein the displacement unit comprises two guide rails inclined one to another, two guiding sleeves each movable along one associated guide rail and a bar connected and articulated through hinge joints with said guiding sleeves for allowing a combined transverse and rotating movement of the user held by the attachment elements connected to the bar.