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|Title:||Foot massage apparatus|
|Authors:||Wong, Thomas K. S.|
Tse, Hing-min Sonny
Fan, Ka Lun
Cheung, Ching Ching
Lau, Yin Ki
Au, Sarah W. M.
|Subjects:||Foot massage pattern|
|Source:||US Patent 7,494,476 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2009.|
|Abstract:||A foot massage apparatus comprises: a housing (5); a pair of replaceable footprint plates (4) with holes (40) arranged according to a particular foot massage pattern, which are placed on an upper plate (51) of the housing (5); protrusions (2; 3) protruding from the holes (40) of each replaceable footprint plate (4); a vertical adjustment mechanism provided in the housing (5), for adjusting the height of the protrusions (2; 3); a horizontal adjustment mechanism provided in the housing (5), for adjusting the horizontal position of the protrusions (2; 3); and a driving mechanism provided in the housing (5), for driving the protrusions (2; 3) to move up and down cyclically. The foot massage apparatus of the present invention has the advantages of enhancing a particular bodily function and fitting different foot sizes.|
|Rights:||Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.|
|Appears in Collections:||Patents of PolyU|
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