prosthetic

Student Creates 3D Printed “Airy Arm”: Could give paralyzed fingers a new lease on life

We have seen many extremely helpful 3D printed prosthetic hands and arms come to fruition over the past two years. Thanks to groups like e-NABLE and the Robohand Project, there…

GRASP, The Startup 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Company to Feature Mobile App, & More

One of the great things about open source technology is that it builds upon the expertise of a greater number of people and has the potential to create connections that…

Expectant Father’s Heartfelt Letter to e-NABLE – 3D printing ‘makes having a limb abnormality kind of cool’

Just a little under 9 months ago, the greatest miracle in my life became a reality. On October 25, 2013 my son Pierce Andrew Krassenstein was brought into this world,…

YouBionic – 3D Printed Bionic Arduino Controlled Prosthetic Hand is Coming Soon

Over and over again, we are reporting on incredible stories of 3D printed prosthetic hands. There have been dozens of people with birth defects, as well as many more amputees,…

Next Generation of 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands – The Flexy-Hand 2 – Looks and Feels More Realistic

Back in March, 3DPrint.com reported on a device called the “Flexy-Hand“, a realistic looking 3D printed hand that was printed using FilaFlex flexible filament. Steve Wood, the designer of the…

Patient in Argentina Receives 3D Printed Titanium Skull Implant

3D printing is really beginning to make a huge mark in the medical field. Whether it is bioprinting of living tissue, 3D printing of models for surgeons and doctors to…

Two Teachers Team Up to Create a 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand for 7 Year Old Frankie

3D Printing…. What is it good for? If you are an avid reader of 3DPrint.com, you probably know all of the answers to this question. 3D Printing has been used…

6 Year Old Boy Receives a 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm – Thanks to e-NABLE

It seems like every other day, we are covering another prosthetic device created by an organization called e-NABLE. Up until now, we have only reported on prosthetic hands that have…

Little Boy in Greece Receives 3D Printed 2-fingered Hand

It seems as though every few days there is a new story about another person who, thanks to the advent of 3D printing, is able to once again gain use…

Now Anyone Can Purchase Kits to 3D Print Their Own Prosthetic Hands for Only $45

We have heard countless stories about individuals who have been the beneficiary of 3D printed prosthetic hands. Just several months ago, the idea of a 3D printed prosthetic hand was…

10-Year-Old Girl Assembles Fully Functional 3D Printed Hand

3D Printing is doing a lot of good for a lot of people, thanks in part to an initiative that has really begun to gain steam. ‘Enabling The Future‘ is…

The Flexy-Hand – The Most Innovative, Useful, Realistic Looking 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Yet

When it comes to 3D Printed prosthetics, we have seen dozens of great stories over the past year alone. The RoboHand project is probably the most well known, but there…