Bionic Leg: 3D Printing Better Physical Therapy Devices

Medical applications benefit from 3D Printing

Developed by Dr. Kee Moon and Jeremiah Cox, the device seeks to better conform to the way the body moved before an accident or injury occurred. Rather than rigidly control the movements of the leg, their device nudges – or kicks – the leg to begin natural physical motion. In the future, the bionic leg will further tie in with the brain to better adapt to former muscle memory, allowing the patient to better achieve their previous and unique way of walking or moving.

Thanks to the SDSU Department of Mechanical Engineering for sharing their project with us!

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