Amazing new technology that allows the impossible to become possible! “Magic Arms” is a 3D printed plastic device that helps children and adults alike with upper extremity weakness. Can you imagine not being able to do simple tasks easily if at all, like brushing your teeth, getting dressed or hugging a loved one? Can you imagine when you were a child not being able to play well with your hands or arms? There is a wide array of disorders that may cause an individual to have a difficult time using their upper extremities.
While some of these conditions are rare, collectively they add up to hundreds of thousands that could benefit from the use of this technology. Children with disorders such as Arthrogryposis, Amyoplasia, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Spinal Muscle Atrophy and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis are just a few.
In the future, the device could potentially help adults who suffer from ALS, MS, Parkinsons, Stroke or partial paralysis. Use of the device not only has large emotional benefits but physical ones as well, including muscle and neural memory improvement and improved lung function.
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