Video: Two-year-old girl gets "exoskeleton" assist via 3D printing technology

Posted by Randy Shulman
August 6, 2012 8:41 AM |

This remarkable video shows Emma, a two-year-old born with arthrogryposis, a rare disease that keeps her from raising her arms without assistance. A Delaware hospital devised a plastic exoskeleton and deployed 3D printing technology to produce it. The 3D printing technology allows for them to produce new exoskeletons when Emma outgrows her current one, as well as print out replacement parts. Pretty amazing.

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