Saturday, 22 February 2014

Wheelchair-Bound Woman Walks Again With a 3D Printed Exoskeleton

Wheelchair-Bound Woman Walks Again With a 3D Printed Exoskeleton
Feb 22nd 2014, 22:00, by Robert Sorokanich

Wheelchair-Bound Woman Walks Again With a 3D Printed Exoskeleton

In 1992, Amanda Boxtel suffered a vicious skiing accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors said she would never walk again. This week, she proved them wrong, with the help of the world's first 3D printed exoskeleton that gives her the ability to climb out of her wheelchair and walk once again.
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