3d printed prosthetics

Incredibly Small 3D Printed Middle Ear Prosthesis is Achieved on a 3D Systems Printer

3D printing has been providing various forms of prosthetic devices such as fingers, hands, arms and legs for a short time now, mostly due to the fact that it is affordable,…

FAPS to Begin 3D Printing Artificial Muscles With Help of Optomec AerosolJet Printer

Imagine a time when we have robotics which are able to move like human beings, with actual movements which are dictated by muscles similar to our own. Imagine a time…

Design Student Creates 3D Printed Shock-absorbing Prosthetic Nose & Scaffold System

One area which has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of 3D printing, has been that of low cost prosthetic devices. For the most part, these devices have been primarily…

3D Printed Fingers Give Hope to Accident Victim

Over and over again, we have been reporting on stories where individuals with missing limbs and phalanges have seen their lives vastly improved, through the use of 3D printing. This latest…

“Shut the Front Door,” Exclaims Impressed Trauma Surgeon After Seeing 3D Printed $50 Prosthetic Hand from e-NABLE

Over the past year, I have personally covered about a dozen or so articles all surrounding the wonderful and amazing developments of e-NABLE. For those that haven’t read my other articles,…

RoboHand to Team With College of the Quachitas to Open Printer Farm and Mass Produce 3D Printed Prosthetics

One of the more intriguing, as well as ‘feel good’ applications of the rapidly progressing 3D printing movement, is that of Robohand. Robohand is an organization which was founded by…

3D Printing Ears – Student Aims to Fix Congenital Deformity Via 3D Printers

When it comes to 3D printing in medicine, it’s one of those technologies which is only starting to break the surface. Only in the past year have we really begun…

Chinese Doctors 3D Print and Implant Shoulder and Pelvic Bone Replacements

Doctors in Xi’an, China, used 3D-printed titanium body parts to replace cancer-ridden bones in patients, reported China Daily. In three different cases, doctors were able to print and implant prostheses of…

3D Printed Fingers Help Two Year Old Alabama Girl Play

Over the last 6-12 months we have seen countless stories about how 3D printing is helping to change the lives of those in need, with the use of customized, cheap…