3d printed orthotics

3D Printed Podfo Orthotics from Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and Peacocks Medical Group Offer Customization and Comfort

Walking the dog…taking the stairs…strolling through the grocery store…jogging on a treadmill…all of these activities and more can be very difficult, and painful, if you are one of the millions…

AtlanticProCare Tries Out 3D Printed Prosthetics Through Partnerships with Three 3D Printing Companies

Portland, Maine is home to AtlanticProCare, which specializes in personalized prosthetics for people who have lost either upper or lower limbs, as well as in scoliosis treatment. Founded in 1993,…

Create O&P Adds Vorum’s Canfit Software to Latest 3D Printing Package, Letting Clinicians Design Their Own Devices

3D printing orthotic and prosthetic manufacturer Create O&P, based in New York, hit the 3D printing headlines this summer when it made the first medical-grade 3D printed arm for a…

Aetrex Acquires SOLS to Form a Dynamic 3D Custom Footwear Team

Over the last few years, several companies have arisen to offer custom-fit insoles and orthotics developed through 3D scanning and 3D printing, but one of the earliest was SOLS, which…

Michigan Engineering Develops New Cyber Manufacturing System to Quickly Design and 3D Print Custom Orthotics and Prosthetics

In early 2016, the University of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center (UMOPC) teamed up with Stratasys and Altair Engineering to form the CYBER team, which was funded by America Makes…

Wiivv Wearables Announces eSoles Acquisition, $4M in Series A Funding

As soon as bionics company Wiivv Wearables Inc. received important venture capital for its 3D printed insoles and completed a $3.5 million seed round funding, it launched an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign…

UNYQ Collaborates with Studio Bitonti for 3D Printed Align Scoliosis Brace—Attractive, Lightweight & Smart

When I hear the name Bitonti, I immediately see 3D printing and high fashion intersecting. A name that continues to grow in terms of fashion and materials innovation, we’ve long…

Create Orthotics and Prosthetics Introduces First-Ever Medical-Grade 3D Printing System for Prosthetic Devices

There are a number of 3D printed prosthetic and orthotic manufacturers out there, but one that has always stood out is Create Orthotics and Prosthetics (Create O&P). The Lake Placid,…

Design Your Own 3D Printable Insoles with Gensole, a Free Browser-Based Tool from Gyrobot

3D printing has made amazing things possible in the field of medicine, but obviously many of those things aren’t possible for the average maker to create at home. 3D printing…

Get a Second Opinion on Orthotics at the 3D Printer for Less Than $5

One of the most time consuming things in life can be dealing with that daily and weekly mother of a to-do list. We might be guilty of procrastinating and holding…

3D Platform Case Study: Researchers Developing 3D Printed Orthotics at Gonzaga University

Lately it’s become more common that we ever could have anticipated to see so many 3D printed prosthetics, with a range of innovative new designs now available and being prompted due to…

Canadian Tech Companies Partner to Bring 3D Printed Prosthetics & Orthotics to Uganda 

Many people in the world are fortunate enough to have little to no issues with their health. As you smack that alarm down in the morning, spring up and out,…

Stratasys Part of New CYBER Team for 3D Printed Orthotic Devices Targeting Veterans

Orthotics are devices used to support weakened body parts due to a variety of medical conditions. These conditions include foot drop, osteoarthritis, nerve damage from a stroke, joint deformity, Multiple Sclerosis,…

SOLS, 3D Printed Orthotics Company, Lays Off 20% of Workforce

While most business owners will heartily agree that their companies are only as good as their employees, sometimes they are forced to make changes due to a wide range of financial…

On Kickstarter Now: Wiivv Customized 3D Printed Insoles Solve Common Foot Pain & Fatigue

Wiivv is in the business of making 3D printed custom gear with human comfort in mind, starting with the feet. Their custom arches are meant to allow active people to…

Lucky Scottish Kitty Receives 3D Printed Leg Orthotic, Hoping to Avoid Amputation

Everybody needs someone or something to nurture, and while we may have families, friends, and a host of hobbies, it’s a wonderful thing to have a small furry creature sharing…

3D Printed Children’s Orthotic Exoskeleton Maker, Magic Arms, Crowdfunds for Improved Care

Half a million children worldwide suffer from arm-related medical conditions, and 3D printing has already provided children and adults with customized 3D prostheses and orthotics for support. In the U.S. approximately…

Custom Flexy-Form Insoles Are 3D Printable & Utilize Thermoforming for a Perfect Fit

One of the areas in which we have begun to really see 3D printing start to infiltrate is that of custom footwear. Whether it be custom shoes, sneakers, shoe accessories, insoles,…

A Father in New Zealand Creates 3D Printed ‘Smart Splints’ to Help His Son Walk Comfortably

James Wilson, a 14 year old in New Zealand, suffers from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It’s a form of epilepsy which left him disabled, and as a result, he needs to wear…

SOLS Announces $11.1 Million Invested in ‘Series B’ Funding, Addition to Board of Directors

In the 3D printing world, it seems there’s no time to waste. This is certainly true for some of the participants in the industry that are now seeing some exceptional…

Andiamo Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Add More Patients to 3D Printed Orthotics Starter Program

https://d2pq0u4uni88oo.cloudfront.net/projects/1672961/video-502109-h264_base.mp4   The story behind Andiamo is one of heartbreak turned to inspiration and involves parents making huge strides in giving to others, as we found out late last year,…

SOLS Unveils ADAPTIV, 3D Printed Robotic Adaptable High-tops

Additive manufacturing and 3D printing are changing the world, one step at a time. That’s quite literal for one 3D printed orthotics company based in New York City called SOLS….

Maryland Clinicians Launch Kickstarter Campaign to Raise Money to 3D Print Prostheses and Orthotics

Each year, thousands of people lose motor and limb function after loss of a limb. Doctors actually prescribe orthotics or prostheses and then specialists like Tyler Dunham and Tyler Manee…

Taking 3D Printed Orthotics Global for Kids: Andiamo Launches Crowdfunding Effort

If you live in a more populated area you probably quite often see children or adults with impairments, using orthotic devices such as braces or leg splints. It’s so easy…