3d printed prosthetics

e-NABLE and 3D Printing Featured Among Prosthetic Case Studies in Bespoke Bodies Gallery Exhibit

e-NABLE and 3D Printing Featured Among Prosthetic Case Studies in Bespoke Bodies Gallery Exhibit

While Game of Thrones’ Jamie Lannister may wear a prosthetic hand made of solid gold, most prostheses are made from far more common materials, but not all are any more practical. Instead, the history of prosthetics has seen uneven development over a long period of time of replacements for body parts lost or never had – […]

While Game of Thrones’ Jamie Lannister may wear a prosthetic hand made of solid gold, most prostheses are made from far more common materials, but not all are any more practical. Instead, the history of prosthetics has seen uneven development over a long period...
University's 3D Printing Club Creates a 3D Printed Foot for a Local Dog

University's 3D Printing Club Creates a 3D Printed Foot for a Local Dog

Tucker is a beautiful five-year-old Australian shepherd who has a lot of energy and loves people – a typical dog, in other words. One thing sets him apart from most of his puppy peers, however – he was born missing several bones in his back right foot. Kendra Earl Warlow, who adopted Tucker when he […]

Tucker is a beautiful five-year-old Australian shepherd who has a lot of energy and loves people – a typical dog, in other words. One thing sets him apart from most of his puppy peers, however – he was born missing several bones in his back right foot....
GCU Students Trying Not to 3D Print Prosthetics for Amputees in Rwanda

GCU Students Trying Not to 3D Print Prosthetics for Amputees in Rwanda

It sounds cruel, but actually it’s one of the best things this group of young researchers can be doing. The use of 3D printers to make prosthetics is widely known, from large-scale projects such as e-NABLE to the efforts by one friend to help another. As a result, when students in the Grand Canyon University […]

It sounds cruel, but actually it’s one of the best things this group of young researchers can be doing. The use of 3D printers to make prosthetics is widely known, from large-scale projects such as e-NABLE to the efforts by one friend to help another. As a...
Lenovo Lends a 3D Printed Helping Hand to Children in Need of Prosthetics

Lenovo Lends a 3D Printed Helping Hand to Children in Need of Prosthetics

Multinational corporation Lenovo, manufacturer of technology such as computers and tablets, first got into 3D printing a few years ago with a chocolate 3D printer. Since then, the company has gotten more serious than confectionery (though chocolate is plenty serious). Rather than manufacturing its own 3D printers, however, Lenovo is combining its computers with outside […]

Multinational corporation Lenovo, manufacturer of technology such as computers and tablets, first got into 3D printing a few years ago with a chocolate 3D printer. Since then, the company has gotten more serious than confectionery (though chocolate is plenty serious)....
Tenacity and Empathy: Unlimited Tomorrow and Stratasys Discuss 3D Printing, Prosthetics, Partnership

Tenacity and Empathy: Unlimited Tomorrow and Stratasys Discuss 3D Printing, Prosthetics, Partnership

This year at SOLIDWORKS World, the focus wasn’t only on the feats of design and engineering made possible through use of SOLIDWORKS and advanced manufacturing techniques including 3D printing — it was on the people who create them, the people who use them; the focus was on people. From rethinking a process to heartwarming end-use […]

This year at SOLIDWORKS World, the focus wasn’t only on the feats of design and engineering made possible through use of SOLIDWORKS and advanced manufacturing techniques including 3D printing — it was on the people who create them, the people who use them;...
Stratasys and Dassault Systèmes Announce Partnership with Unlimited Tomorrow for 3D Printed Prosthetics Initiative at SWW18

Stratasys and Dassault Systèmes Announce Partnership with Unlimited Tomorrow for 3D Printed Prosthetics Initiative at SWW18

People from all over the world of 3D design are gathered in sunny Los Angeles this week for SOLIDWORKS World 2018, one of the biggest events in 3D software. We’ve been hearing announcements ahead of the show all month, from new 3D printers to new industry partnerships, and the latest one is just as exciting. Global 3D […]

People from all over the world of 3D design are gathered in sunny Los Angeles this week for SOLIDWORKS World 2018, one of the biggest events in 3D software. We’ve been hearing announcements ahead of the show all month, from new 3D printers to new industry...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is partnering with Trideus. A Shapeways employee explains why […]

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is...
Five-Year-Old Boy 3D Prints Prosthetic Hands for Others in Need

Five-Year-Old Boy 3D Prints Prosthetic Hands for Others in Need

Five years ago, when Cameron Haight was born, it was discovered that he had Amniotic Band Syndrome, which caused his fingers and toes to be webbed, deformed, and a few to be amputated. Now five years old, Cameron is doing just fine with his limb differences – and he’s giving a lot of his own […]

Five years ago, when Cameron Haight was born, it was discovered that he had Amniotic Band Syndrome, which caused his fingers and toes to be webbed, deformed, and a few to be amputated. Now five years old, Cameron is doing just fine with his limb differences –...
Peg is One Lucky Duck, Receiving a 3D Printed Foot from Arkansas High School Students

Peg is One Lucky Duck, Receiving a 3D Printed Foot from Arkansas High School Students

You would probably be hard pressed to find someone who is not an animal lover. And most of us eat up the stories about animals being helped via 3D printing. Unfortunately, Peg the duck also had part of his foot eaten up in his youth, by a nasty turtle seeking to make dinner out of […]

You would probably be hard pressed to find someone who is not an animal lover. And most of us eat up the stories about animals being helped via 3D printing. Unfortunately, Peg the duck also had part of his foot eaten up in his youth, by a nasty turtle seeking to make...
Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced this year. Toward the end of the month is another exciting conference in the additive manufacturing world. From January 22-23 in Washington, D.C., experts in […]

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced this year. Toward the end of the month is another exciting conference in the additive...
Florida Man Receives New 3D Printed Hands From e-NABLE

Florida Man Receives New 3D Printed Hands From e-NABLE

  A team of doctors and 3D printing enthusiasts in St. Petersburg, FL recently helped 61 year old Francisco Piedra receive a new set of 3D printed prosthetic hands after a complication during heart surgery required amputating his hands and legs below the knee. In the spring of 2016, Piedra was diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis, a […]

  A team of doctors and 3D printing enthusiasts in St. Petersburg, FL recently helped 61 year old Francisco Piedra receive a new set of 3D printed prosthetic hands after a complication during heart surgery required amputating his hands and legs below the knee. In the...
Saving the Planet and Its People with 3D Printing in 2017

Saving the Planet and Its People with 3D Printing in 2017

With each year that goes by, it gets more and more important to do whatever we can to help our environment, save wildlife and prevent climate change, not to mention helping our fellow human beings. As we’ve seen over the years, there are plenty of ways that 3D printing can be used to help the […]

With each year that goes by, it gets more and more important to do whatever we can to help our environment, save wildlife and prevent climate change, not to mention helping our fellow human beings. As we’ve seen over the years, there are plenty of ways that 3D...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on a note from the happiest place in the world. Sigma Labs has […]

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on...
Dutch Physician Driving to Sierra Leone to Deliver 3D Printed Children's Prosthetics and Ultimaker 3D Printer

Dutch Physician Driving to Sierra Leone to Deliver 3D Printed Children's Prosthetics and Ultimaker 3D Printer

You’d be hard-pressed to find a story about 3D printed children’s prosthetics that isn’t at least a little heartwarming, and today’s latest is no exception. 29-year-old Dr. Lars Brouwers, a physician who hails from Tilburg, the sixth largest city in the Netherlands, is on a mission to provide 3D printed prosthetic hands to children in Sierra […]

You’d be hard-pressed to find a story about 3D printed children’s prosthetics that isn’t at least a little heartwarming, and today’s latest is no exception. 29-year-old Dr. Lars Brouwers, a physician who hails from Tilburg, the sixth largest...
3D Printed Prosthetics Help Patients Heal in MSF Amman Reconstructive Surgery Hospital

3D Printed Prosthetics Help Patients Heal in MSF Amman Reconstructive Surgery Hospital

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known in English as Doctors Without Borders, does some of the most important work to help suffering people around the world. MSF has turned to 3D printing and related technologies in its work in constructing hospitals, as well as in more patient-centric applications. For more than a decade, the organization […]

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known in English as Doctors Without Borders, does some of the most important work to help suffering people around the world. MSF has turned to 3D printing and related technologies in its work in constructing hospitals, as well as...
Fabrilab Provides 3D Printed Superhero Prosthetics to Children in Colombia

Fabrilab Provides 3D Printed Superhero Prosthetics to Children in Colombia

3D printing has become a standard tool in the creation of prosthetics. What isn’t so standardized is the hundreds of creative ideas that are being developed, adopted, and adapted by those using this tool to create them. Just when we think we’ve seen everything, there’s another story that merits attention either because of what has […]

3D printing has become a standard tool in the creation of prosthetics. What isn’t so standardized is the hundreds of creative ideas that are being developed, adopted, and adapted by those using this tool to create them. Just when we think we’ve seen...
Custom 3D Printed Ossicular Prostheses Could Improve Treatment for Patients with Conductive Hearing Loss

Custom 3D Printed Ossicular Prostheses Could Improve Treatment for Patients with Conductive Hearing Loss

Today is the last day of this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, and we’ve been hearing a lot of announcements regarding 3D printing technology from the event, including Fovia’s new F.A.S.T. Cloud Development platform and the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics health system launching TeraRecon’s 3D Print Pack Portal. Researchers from the University of […]

Today is the last day of this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, and we’ve been hearing a lot of announcements regarding 3D printing technology from the event, including Fovia’s new F.A.S.T. Cloud Development...
Son Creates 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm for Father with Help from DSM Somos

Son Creates 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm for Father with Help from DSM Somos

You’ve probably seen videos of people without limbs doing amazing things. Increased interest in the Paralympics, for example, has raised awareness of the possibilities for achievement that adaptive athletes possess. Those born without limb differences learn how to do everything that people with two arms can do, from play the cello to change a tire […]

You’ve probably seen videos of people without limbs doing amazing things. Increased interest in the Paralympics, for example, has raised awareness of the possibilities for achievement that adaptive athletes possess. Those born without limb differences learn how...
Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to remove a large portion of his backbone in order to remove a tumor. But […]

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to...
3D Printing Helps Injured Veterans Do the Things They Love Again

3D Printing Helps Injured Veterans Do the Things They Love Again

When a person loses a limb, the trauma and grief include the fear that they’ll never again be able to do the things that they loved to do before. Even if they can afford a good prosthetic, it’s hard to match a natural limb when it comes to the variety of tasks that can be […]

When a person loses a limb, the trauma and grief include the fear that they’ll never again be able to do the things that they loved to do before. Even if they can afford a good prosthetic, it’s hard to match a natural limb when it comes to the variety of...
Malaysian Doctor Leads LimbX Project Introducing 3D Printed Prosthetics to War-Ravaged Area of Sri Lanka

Malaysian Doctor Leads LimbX Project Introducing 3D Printed Prosthetics to War-Ravaged Area of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in 2009, but it takes years, if not decades, to pick up the pieces after such a long conflict. Infrastructure needs to be rebuilt, landmines need to be removed, and many people are left with debilitating injuries. Those people can number in the hundreds of thousands, as Muhamad Hariz Hazwan […]

Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in 2009, but it takes years, if not decades, to pick up the pieces after such a long conflict. Infrastructure needs to be rebuilt, landmines need to be removed, and many people are left with debilitating injuries. Those people can...
Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the details, most people also know that 3D printing is being used […]

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the...
Re:Purpose for Good Pursues Several Good Causes at Once with 3D Printed Prosthetics Made from Recycled Plastic

Re:Purpose for Good Pursues Several Good Causes at Once with 3D Printed Prosthetics Made from Recycled Plastic

3D printing can be used to benefit the world in many ways, and thousands of caring people have dedicated their time and energy towards working with the technology to help others or the planet, whether it’s 3D printing prosthetics or coming up with ways to recycle plastic into 3D printer filament. Both of those are […]

3D printing can be used to benefit the world in many ways, and thousands of caring people have dedicated their time and energy towards working with the technology to help others or the planet, whether it’s 3D printing prosthetics or coming up with ways to...
Seven-Year-Old with 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand to Throw Out First Pitch of World Series Game 4

Seven-Year-Old with 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand to Throw Out First Pitch of World Series Game 4

On Saturday, Game 4 of the World Series will take place. Currently, the series is tied 1-1 between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers. It’s been quite a series so far. I admittedly haven’t been watching any of the games since my beloved Cleveland Indians were knocked out in the first round, and […]

On Saturday, Game 4 of the World Series will take place. Currently, the series is tied 1-1 between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers. It’s been quite a series so far. I admittedly haven’t been watching any of the games since my beloved...
3D Printed Mask Gives a Tiny Turtle a New Face

3D Printed Mask Gives a Tiny Turtle a New Face

Many of the animals in zoos have important jobs that go beyond just hanging around and allowing themselves to be stared at by visitors. Several of them are members of endangered species, and are in the zoo so that they can safely breed and repopulate that species. That is one of the tasks of Patches, […]

Many of the animals in zoos have important jobs that go beyond just hanging around and allowing themselves to be stared at by visitors. Several of them are members of endangered species, and are in the zoo so that they can safely breed and repopulate that species....
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