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Company to Market 3D-Printed Prosthetic Leg Socket

Company to Market 3D-Printed Prosthetic Leg Socket

Written by David

March 28, 2019

The UNYQ Socket will give users a custom fit, more comfort, and built-sensors to monitor exercise and use. UNYQ, a company based in San Francisco, will begin selling its 3D-printed prosthetic leg socket—the component that supports and helps holds the person’s residual leg to the prosthetic—in the UK and Germany. The company plans on expanding sales into the U.S. in July 2019 and in Japan in October. It will be available for order immediately, with the finished product shipping within three weeks. The company aims to have several clinics on board by the end of the year and anticipates the product will be covered by insurance in most targeted countries. The UNYQ Socket offers several benefits both to the user and clinician. Users benefit from an aesthetically appealing, lightweight socket that eliminates much of the metal found in a traditional prosthetics. The design also combines several parts in one, […]

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