Robot enables four-year-old to overcome limitations of congenital disorder
By RBR Staff
February 01, 2013
Using a Stratasys Dimension 3D Printer, researchers at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Philadelphia were able to help four-year-old Emma Lavelle overcome the limitations of a congenital disorder, allowing her to use her arms for the first time.
The “magic arms” device is a custom-designed robotic exoskeleton that enables her to conquer greatly limited joint mobility and underdeveloped muscles.
Emma’s new arms
The moment Megan Lavelle saw the device, she knew it would change her daughter’s…
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