3D printed tools to overcome mobility disabilities

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Los Angeles, California as a part of a class project students design helped contracture symptoms by developing with the support from online 3D printing supplier MatterHackers and their 3D printers.
Scott’s condition, which she has had since she was a child, limits the ability for her to use her hands to perform everyday tasks.

Over time, the condition creates tight cord-like areas underneath the skin that cause the fingers to draw inwards, which subsequently limits her ability to fully open and close her hands.

 

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