Description:Please note that in this project I am looking to develop a one item, for my own use. Not a mess production.
Looking for a product designer with experience in mechanical medical device to produce a physiotherapy electric device for a drop-foot training. This includes the planning of the mechanics and the ergonomics of the device.
The tool should be wearable on foot so that it can keep folding foot up and back - so it train the dorsiflexor muscles. Electric engine should be powerful enough to keep pulling the foot up and released repeatedly. This device is for training the muscles only and should be active when the person is on rest, in bad or while sitting.
Additional features will be discussed and incorporated if possible. Designer must use Standard software. Drawings and assembly BOM's are also a requirement of the finished job.
Attached is an image on which you see the active muscles in lifting the foot.
This job will be focused primarily around the "foot lifting" action only - with simple aim to make those muscles active while the body is on rest.
Connectivity to electricity is possible.
I am not experience with such production and so I would need your help with understanding the game plan here. The stages, the time and the cost.
I would prefer it if you cans help me with production as well.
Additional points (1)
1. practicing the foot to go up can come from pulling or from pushing
inpiration for pushing:
inspiration for pulling:
I am not sure which is better.
2. device should function nicely when
- I lie down on the bed wearing it.blanket over the legs.
- I sit on the sofa with leg up on the ottoman.
3. Charged battery that will last for around one hour is making sense
4. how hard to pull/ push?
pull your foot up as much as you can. This should be the range and a bit more so I develop flexibility.
5. special attention need to put on the angle of the foot. When pulling the foot up - it need to pull the foot evenly - food wide.
take.ms/ltQX0 - side 1 and side 2 of the foot need to be pulled up evenly - on not side 1 more than side 2
6. Not sure how to price the project. Need your advice.
7. I prefer to use the most modern/ reliable/ long lasting technical parts so the device can function for the next 20 years.
Wants:i would need your help with figuring out what are the evaluation criteria. I am looking to learn from the process, understand the technical spec and make sure that we chose the best possible materials, engines, attributes and so on.
Don't Wants:I would like brief plan that I can not understand.
- not sure
#4 Therapy for footdrop by A.Owli
I designed a mechanism that fulfills your requirement. This device works with worm gear motor and includes two separate sections, static and dynamic sections. The dynamic section has a movement tolerance of 45 degrees and has adjusting screw for the range of motion. The body is made of plastic which is armed with metal plates for its strengths. The motor and battery pack mounted to side so that it can be used on the bed and also the rod will be cover with a fixable material so you can use it under the blanket. Construction details and drawings are available; if you agree with that we can discuss the details.
#3 DropFootFull by Robert Lau
Here is a concept design of a mechanism which should fulfill your requirements. The details are not there, but the idea is fairly simple. A simple gear motor is selected with the appropriate speed and torque, and attached to it a disc with an offset hole. This hole is connected to a rod with pushes against the bottom half of the device, holding the foot. Various holes will be included to allow for a selected of motion ranges. If you have any questions, feel free to message me and we can work out the details of the design.
#2 Srew Jack Mechanism Foot Drop Device by Angga Prabowo
I made a device for your food drop using screw jack mechanism. by this mechanism you can control the lifting distance, lifting speed by controling the rotation of servo.servo is easy to control and have high torque for lifting weigh. it will be very comfortable because the jack will move slowly and constant. I hope my design can help you. if i win this contest I will help you develop my design to create a better device
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