3d printed orthotics

CYBER Team Uses FDM and Topology Optimization to Streamline Digital Workflow for 3D Printed Orthotics

The CYBER Team, which stands for Cyber-Physical Design and Additive Manufacturing of Custom Orthoses, is on a mission to leverage 3D printing and Industry 4.0 to make better Ankle Foot Orthotics…

Father Takes Up 3D Printing, and Founds New Company, to Create Son’s Custom Orthosis

Some of the most heartwarming aspects of the 3D printing industry involve the people who do everything they can to develop and provide affordable 3D printed prosthetics to people who need them the…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new…

Stratasys VA Initiative Update: 3D Printed Orthotic Gives Veteran a Helping Hand

When our veterans return home from fighting for our country, they deserve all of the help we can give them. Top 3D printing solutions company Stratasys has used its innovative…

Industrial Design and 3D Printing Help Teenage Stroke Victim Regain His Swimming Stroke

Barcelona-based 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D Technologies is well known for its popular Sigma 3D printer, which was revamped and reintroduced last year as the Sigma R17. Many people have partnered with BCN3D…

Protosthetics and c2renew Partner to Create 3D Printing Filament for Definitive Prosthetic Sockets

What makes 3D printing so interesting—and so downright fascinating—is that it allows individuals and companies of all sizes to create parts and objects that might not be possible at all…

Toddler Learns to Toddle with Help from 3D Printed Magic Shoes

Eve Darcy has magic shoes. Bright silver and sparkly, they certainly look magical – but their power comes from the carefully designed and 3D printed orthotics inside them. Eve was…

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OLT Footcare Offers Customized 3D Printed Sandals for Perfect Fit and Balance

As summer gets closer, many people are tossing aside their boots and pulling out sandals – and there are plenty of options available. If you’re looking to try something new,…

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…