3D Printed Prosthetics

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This Company is Using 3D Printing to Create Beautiful, Custom Prosthetic Limbs

Glaze Prosthetics is turning heads with its stylish, customizable 3D printed arms.

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The Best A Breast Can Get
University Student 3D Prints Colorful Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Patients

University of Plymouth student Rosie Brave is mixing 3D printing and traditional arts and crafts to create colorful prosthetic breasts for women who have undergone breast cancer surgery.

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Heal With a Print
Medical 3D Printing: The Best Healthcare Applications

Medical 3D printing is now an indispensable part of medicine. Let's have a look at the most intressting applications of 3D printing in medicine and healthcare.

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3-Year-Old Boy Gets 3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm From Family Friend

Robert Noyes, a 3-year-old from Utah, was born without half of his left arm. A family friend created an affordable prosthetic for the boy using a 3D printer — and changed his life for the better.

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All3DP’s Content Academy Lends Helping Hand to e-NABLE (And You Can Too!)

For every article written by All3DP's Content Academy, we will donate $1 towards buying prosthetic kits from e-NABLE organization, which will be sent to volunteers across the globe. The best part is...you can help too!

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3D Printed Device Helps Student with Defect Learn to Play the Violin

Elementary school student Julian Caraballo wanted to play violin and become part of his school's band, and he didn't let a birth defect on his right hand stop him. Instead, three students from Drexel University helped him achieve his dream with a 3D printed prosthetic device. 

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Youbionic Develops New Version of 3D Printed Bionic Hand

Italian startup Youbionic has developed a new 3D printed bionic hand which they claim can perform all movements that a biological hand can. However, it costs €1,499 to buy.

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Pulling the Strings
Student 3D Prints Prosthetic to Help Girl Learn to Play the Violin

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3D printed prosthetics
Million Waves Project 3D Prints Prosthetic Limbs From Ocean Plastics

Charitable non-profit Million Waves Project combines a passion for cleaning up the ocean with helping young people in need: this young organization aims to provide prosthetic limbs 3D printed from reclaimed ocean plastics for children in need, worldwide, free of charge.

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3D printed prosthetic sockets
Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber 3D Printed Prosthetic Sockets May Be Strongest Yet

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Researchers 3D Print Functional Robotic Prosthetic Hand at a Fraction of the Cost

Researchers from the University of Manchester have developed an extremely affordable 3D printed robotic prosthetic hand. The assistive device enables groundbreaking functionality for amputees, and can be fully customized for the user via an Android app.

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Researchers 3D Print Tremor Suppression Glove to Help Parkinson’s Patients

Researchers from Western University have developed a functional prototype of a new tremor suppression glove. This device aims to provide more independence to patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease. 

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Australian Sheepdog Receives Prosthetic Paw Thanks to 3D Printing

Tucker, a five-year-old Australian sheep dog, can run on four feet again thanks to a 3D printed prosthetic paw. The hope is that the paw prosthetic will improve Tucker's mobility and his quality of life. 

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Partnering for Prosthetics
Stratasys & Dassault Systèmes Partner to Develop Low-Cost 3D Printed Prosthetics

Stratasys is partnering with Dassault Systèmes to supply Unlimited Tomorrow with 3D printing and CAD software dedicated to producing affordable, patient-specific prosthetic devices.  

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San Diego Aquarium Repairs Sea Turtle’s Shell

Birch Aquarium fits their loggerhead sea turtle with a 3D printed brace, filling the gap that's been in her shell since 2014.

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3D Printed Skull Saves Newborn’s Life in Perth

Surgery on a newborn child, unable to breathe, was made possible thanks to a 3D printed skull created by a team at Royal Perth Hospital.

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Karl the Hornbill Receives a New 3D Printed Beak Prosthetic

Hornbill, Karl, received a 3D printed prosthetic beak after staff at Smithsonian's National Zoo noticed he was struggling to eat.

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Disaster Hack 3D Prints Prosthetic Hands for People in Nepal

Disaster Hack is a non-profit startup which is 3D printing and delivering prosthetics to people who need them in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Burger King Promotes Stacker Day in Argentina with 3D Printed Hands

For Stacker Day in Argentina, Burger King partners with Atomic Labs to 3D print prosthetic hands; all the better to eat Whoppers with.

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Animal Avengers 3D Print Prosthetic for Zeus the Whippet Puppy

The Animal Avengers have fitted puppy, Zeus, with a 3D printed "ballet shoe" to help him walk properly after his foot was chewed off.

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