The 'BAMBOODIA' Prosthetic is Designed for Teenagers

 - Oct 4, 2018
References: tuvie
Prosthetics often come with a high price tag and the need to be replaced continuously when worn by children who are growing, so the conceptual 'BAMBOODIA' prosthetic aims to change this with a revolutionary design.

Designed by Huang Yu-Man and Wang Yu-Chi, the prosthetic is specially crafted for teenagers and addresses the need in Cambodia for low-cost, adjustable prosthetics given the high number of injuries from landmines. The prosthetic is crafted from a series of locally sourced materials like bamboo and polycaprolactones that make it an affordable option for amputees between the ages of 14 to 18 as they often require new equipment as they grow.

The conceptual 'BAMBOODIA' prosthetic boasts a modern design that could help to disrupt the market with an aesthetic that is truly focused on affordability and even sustainability.