Smart prosthetics: state-of-the-art tech finds a home in Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill-based Adapt Bionics is using 3D printing to help athletes with limb loss get back in the game. (Photo Courtesy of Adapt Bionic) This article was written for our sponsor, the Town of Chapel Hill . More than 2 million people in the United States live with limb loss get back in the game.
“I knew that I wanted to work in spaces to help people with disabilities and injuries. When I was in my MBA program, my mom was involved in a bad accident and fractured her C1 vertebrae, and the doctors gave her a 75 percent chance of being a quadriplegic for the rest of her life. As someone who spent the last 10 years working in the startup space, I got kind of frustrated that more people weren’t focusing on these serious types of issues,” […]