3D-Printed Aid

Seeking customization and accessibility, consumers digitize health products

Implications - Seeking a more customized form of aid, consumers are turning to 3D-printed products for precise health needs. Offering quick and personalized health products combines the accessibility of modern technology with a developing need for more individually catered healthcare techniques. This speaks to great potential for healthcare in both first and developing worlds.
SCORE: 4.7
Mild Top 6 Examples: 28,748 Total Clicks Oct 13 - Sep 14
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Ultrasound-Healing Medical Casts - Osteoid by Deniz Karasahin is a Stylish and Practical Alternative
SCORE: 5.9
Hot 9,568 Clicks Pub: Apr 21, 14
Ultrasound-Healing Medical Casts
Osteoid by Deniz Karasahin is a Stylish and Practical Alternative
The Osteoid by Deniz Karasahin, a product and industrial designer based in Paris, France, is a modern medical cast that does more than keep bones in place throughout the healing process. It even... [More]
3D-Printed Exoskeletons - This Robotic Exoskeleton is Changing Lives
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 5,593 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 14
3D-Printed Exoskeletons
This Robotic Exoskeleton is Changing Lives
A woman paralyzed from the waist down has regained the ability to walk, thanks to a robotic exoskeleton. Amanda Boxtel was told she would never walk again after suffering a serious ski accident, but... [More]
3D-Printed Sleep Mouthpieces - This 3D-Printed Mouthpiece Helps Sleep Apnea Patients Breathe Better
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 2,428 Clicks Pub: May 9, 14
3D-Printed Sleep Mouthpieces
This 3D-Printed Mouthpiece Helps Sleep Apnea Patients Breathe Better
Sleep apnea is a condition where the throat passage can get blocked during sleep, disrupting breathing. In addition to breathing blockage, the condition can lead to heart problems, stroke and... [More]
3D-Printed Kidneys - ACT Group and UoC Collaborated to Make a Viable 3D Kidney
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 802 Clicks Pub: May 19, 14
3D-Printed Kidneys
ACT Group and UoC Collaborated to Make a Viable 3D Kidney
Students from the Unversity of Conneticut’s department of Biomolecular Engineering have teamed up with 3D printing company ATC Group and created a medical breakthrough; they have created a... [More]
Impressive Football Prostheses - The Impetus Soccer Prosthesis Enables Amputees to Play More Sports
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 9,515 Clicks Pub: Oct 31, 13
Impressive Football Prostheses
The Impetus Soccer Prosthesis Enables Amputees to Play More Sports
A great number of leg amputees would probably not be satisfied with the availability of only wheelchair-based sports in which they can participate. The Adidas Impetus Soccer Prosthesis is a cutting-... [More]
3D-Printed Toothbrushes - Blizzident is a 'Toothbrush' That Cleans in Six Seconds
SCORE: 3.9
Untested 842 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 14
3D-Printed Toothbrushes
Blizzident is a 'Toothbrush' That Cleans in Six Seconds
One of the great things about 3D printing is that it lets designers rapidly prototype their ideas and come up with forms for familiar objects that we’ve never seen before, like in the case of... [More]