3D printer helps people walk by building leg supports

  • 24 October 2012
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Not too long ago printing something in 3D might have seemed like science-fiction.

Insoles and splints can take up to six weeks to make, but the new technology is helping doctors create tailor-made support in just one day.

A team at Glasgow Caledonian University believe the new techniques used to create supportive splints could help millions of people with foot and ankle disabilities.

Here's Leah with the story.