3D Printed Lightweight Cast Speeds Up The Healing Process
The Osteoid is designed with an attachable ultrasound system to help bone heal faster.
Designed by industrial designer Deniz Karasahin, Osteoid is a custom-fitted 3D-printed medical cast with an attachable low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) bone stimulator system that helps speed up the bone healing process.
Karasahin based the main concept for Osteoid on research studies on the effects of non-invasive, low-intensity pulsed ultrasound. Studies say using the system every day for 20-minute sessions help increase the healing rate by up to 80% and reduce the healing process by up to 38% in non-union fractures.