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Improving the Lives of those Suffering with Muscular Dystrophy through Additive Manufacturing

A loss in limb mobility is a growing issue within the UK. Such issues are prevalent across a broad spectrum; ranging from mild discomfort to a complete loss of mobility. The most typical cause are experiencing a stroke and reduced mobility due to old age. The more infrequent but more severe form of this is attributed to muscular dystrophy, a range of diseases that centre around muscle wasting, typically leaving the person with severely reduced or no mobility. Read more

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My Internship with ITERATE

I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to undertake a 6-week industrial placement with ITERATE as part of my Masters degree. I was tasked with designing a medical or healthcare product which leveraged FDM 3D printing, which lends itself to mass-customisation and batch production. This project was based upon the growing market trend of bespoke 3D printed medical devices. Read more