3D printer could help millions walk, say researchers
22 October 2012 Last updated at 14:50 BST
A team at Glasgow Caledonian University says revolutionary techniques can be used to produce insoles and splints which could help millions of people with disabling foot and ankle conditions.
They are using 3D printers to produce orthotic devices which are more supportive and quicker to make.
BBC Scotland's health correspondent Eleanor Bradford reports.