Smart prosthetics: state-of-the-art tech finds a home in Chapel Hill
by Abbey Slattery
More than 2 million people in the United States live with limb loss, which often severely affects their ability to perform daily functions in the way they used to. From household chores to regular hobbies, limb loss has the potential to disrupt every level of the lives of those affected.
As technology progresses, some companies are using these advances to create prosthetics that return as much function to their users as possible. At Chapel Hill-based Adapt Bionics, co-founders and University of North Carolina alumni Greg Bantista and Chas Feuss are specifically using 3D printing to help athletes with limb loss get back in the game.Read More