Tag: prosthetic limbs

Innovation, Med Tech

3D printing in the medical field: four major applications revolutionising the industry

August 7, 2018


Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, was first developed in the 1980s. It involves taking a digital model or blueprint of the subject that is then printed in successive layers of an appropriate material to create a new version […]

Innovation, Research

Making prosthetic limbs feel more natural

June 2, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

A new surgical technique devised by MIT researchers could allow prosthetic limbs to feel much more like natural limbs. Through coordination of the patient’s prosthetic limb, existing nerves, and muscle grafts, amputees would be able to sense where their limbs […]