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…
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