Feb 20, 2014

3D-printed exoskeleton helps paralyzed skier walk again

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Amanda Boxtel’s doctors told her she’d never walk again. But her new 3D-printed exoskeleton says otherwise.

In 1992, Boxtel was paralyzed from the waist down in a catastrophic skiing accident. But 22 years later, thanks to a groundbreaking 3D-printed robotic suit developed by 3D Systems and EksoBionics, she’s able to stand up and move around on her own.

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