Family tragedy begets mission to develop 3D-printed orthotics for children

For parents, there is no greater tragedy than losing a child. Naveed and Samiya Parvez lost their son, Andiamo, on his ninth birthday to complications from cerebral palsy. During his short life as a quadriplegic, Andiamo required extensive medical treatments to help with his posture, including the design and fitting of a custom back brace and hip abductor. The trial-and-error process, which has barely evolved over the decades, can be traumatic for a child. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers read more

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Family tragedy begets mission to develop 3D-printed orthotics for children

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