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3D-printed exoskeleton

A heartwarming video documents the story of a small child whose life has been radically changed for the better because of 3D printing technology.

Two-year-old Emma was born with a rare disease called arthrogryposis that makes it so she can’t raise her arms without assistance. Through the use of 3D printing, Delaware hospital created a mobile plastic exoskeleton that now allows Emma to use her arms for many things.

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One Response to “3D-printed exoskeleton”

  1. Liz says:

    This is amazing. I hadn’t heard of these printers before. I hope this information can help someone.

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